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EXPLAINER: What kept Iran protests going following earliest spark?

EXPLAINER: What kept Iran protests going following earliest spark?

Protests have erupted across Iran inside recent days following a 22-year-old woman died while actuality held by the morality police for violating the country's strictly enforced Islamic place on clothes code.

The demise of Mahsa Amini, who had been picked up by Iran's morality police for her allegedly loose headscarf, or hijab, has triggered daring displays of defiance, inside the face of beatings accompanied by every one one other accompanied by possible arrest.

In highway protests, some women tore off their mandatory headscarves, demonstratively twirling them inside the air. Videos online showed place of set of two women throwing their hijabs into a bonfire. Another woman is seen cutting off her hair inside a show of protest.

Many Iranians, mostly the young, have go nearer to see Amini's demise while small part of the Islamic Republic's heavy-handed policing of dissent accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the morality police's increasingly brutal behaviour towards of young women.

At some of the demonstrations, protesters clashed accompanied by police accompanied by every one one other accompanied by thick clouds of tear gasoline were seen rising inside the capital, Tehran. Protesters were excessively chased accompanied by every one one other accompanied by beaten accompanied by clubs by the motorcycle-riding Basij, or volunteers inside Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard. Police.

The Basij have violently suppressed protests inside the past, including over aqua rights accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the country's cratering economy.

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Yet some demonstrators still chant "death to the dictator," targeting both Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's regulation accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Iran's theocracy, inside malice of the threat of arrest, imprisonment accompanied by every one one other accompanied by flat the possibility of a demise sentence.

Here's a look at what sparked the protests accompanied by every one one other accompanied by where they ability lead.

WHAT CAUSED THE PROTESTS IN IRAN?

Iran's morality police arrested Amini on Sept. 13 inside Tehran, where she was visiting from her hometown inside the country's western Kurdish region. She collapsed at a police stopping place accompanied by every one one other accompanied by died trio days later.

Police detained her over wearing her hijab excessively loosely. Iran requires women to exist dressed inside the headscarf inside a way that completely covers their hair when inside public. Only Afghanistan under Taliban regulation now actively enforces a similar law. Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia dialed spine its enforcement over recent years.

The police deny Amini was mistreated accompanied by every one one other accompanied by speak she died of a heart attack. President Ebrahim Raisi, who will speak at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, has promised an investigation.

Amini's family says she had no indeed indeed history of heart problems accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that they were prevented from seeing her body earlier to she was buried. The demonstrations erupted following her burial inside the Kurdish city of Saqez on Saturday, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fast spread to other parts of the country, including Tehran.

HOW ARE WOMEN TREATED IN IRAN?

Iranian women have filled access to education, labour outer external outside the place of residence accompanied by every one one other accompanied by clasp condition office. But they are required to place on clothes modestly inside public, which includes wearing the hijab while well while long, loose-fitting robes. Unmarried men accompanied by every one one other accompanied by women are barred from mingling.

The rules, which day spine to the days following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, are enforced by the morality police. The force, officially known while the Guidance Patrol, is stationed across condition areas. It is made up of men while well while women.

Enforcement was eased under former President Hassan Rouhani, a relative signify who at one point accused the morality police of actuality overly aggressive. In 2017, the head of the ability said it would no indeed indeed longer arrest women for violating the place on clothes code.

But under Raisi, a hard-liner elected last year, agents of the morality police become perceptible to have been unleashed. The U.N. anthropoid rights office says young women have been slapped inside the face, beaten accompanied by batons accompanied by every one one other accompanied by shoved into police vehicles inside recent months.

HOW HAS IRAN RESPONDED TO THE PROTESTS?

Iranian leaders have vowed to inquire into the circumstances of Amini's demise while accusing unnamed overseas countries accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exiled opposition groups of seizing on it while a pretext to foment unrest. That's been a usual design inside the protests that erupted inside recent years.

Iran's ruling clerics view the United States while a threat to the Islamic Republic accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exist convinced by the adoption of Western customs undermines society. Khamenei himself has seized on inappropriately namedsupposed "color" protests inside Europe accompanied by every one one other accompanied by somewhere else while overseas interventions — accompanied by every one one other accompanied by not while people demonstrating for additional rights.

Tensions have been mostly high since former President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal accompanied by Iran accompanied by every one one other accompanied by imposed crippling sanctions. The Biden management has been employed accompanied by European allies for the last place of set of two years to revive the accord, nevertheless negotiations become perceptible deadlocked while nonproliferation experts warn Iran has sufficient extremely enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb if it chose to build one. The Islamic Republic insists its program is peaceful.

The executive of Tehran said Wednesday that authorities arrested trio overseas nationals at protests inside the capital, lacking elaborating. Iranian safety forces have arrested at least 25 people, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the executive of the Kurdistan province says trio people have been killed by armed groups inside unrest linked to the protests, lacking elaborating.

Activists accompanied by every one one other accompanied by anthropoid rights groups have blamed Iranian safety forces for killing protesters inside other demonstrations, exist fond of those over gasoline prices inside 2019.

COULD THE PROTESTS BRING DOWN IRAN'S GOVERNMENT?

Iran's ruling clerics have weathered some waves of protests going spine decades, eventually quashing them accompanied by brute force.

The most solemn exist courageous sufficient to the clerics' regulation was the Green Movement that emerged following the country's disputed presidential election inside 2009 accompanied by every one one other accompanied by called for far-reaching reforms; millions of Iranians took to the streets.

Authorities responded accompanied by a brutal crackdown, accompanied by the Revolutionary Guard accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the Basij militia opening blaze on protesters accompanied by every one one other accompanied by launching waves of arrests. Opposition leaders were placed under house arrest.

Among those killed was Neda Agha Soltan, a 27-year-old woman who became an icon of the objection movement following she was report accompanied by every one one other accompanied by bled to demise inside a video seen by millions on communal media.

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Israel, inside turn, has objected to Turkey's embrace of the Palestinian militant category Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:570644633064' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='0a900046d22ed473daa4075105ff9025'>Hub peek embed (UnitedNationsGeneralAssembly) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>The once-close geographical allies withdrew their respective ambassadors inside 2010, following Israeli forces stormed a Gaza-bound flotilla carrying humanitarian assistance for Palestinians that broke an Israeli blockade. The event resulted inside the deaths of nine Turkish activists. \u003c/p>\u003cp>But following Israeli President Isaac Herzog's condition pay someone a call to Turkey inside March accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other signs of a thaw, the place of set of two countries \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-jerusalem-israel-1b583b002ab12ea64e37c9ce3cc65d58\">agreed to exchange ambassadors\u003c/a>. The countries still part various planned interests, including containing Iran. \u003c/p>\u003cp>During their gathering inside New York, Lapid thanked Erodgan for \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-iran-israel-turkey-689b2558816292bbec99c01655cbcb85\">intelligence collaboration opposed to Iranian attempts to convey not here attacks inside Turkey\u003c/a> accompanied by every one one other accompanied by brought up the matter of lost accompanied by every one one other accompanied by captive Israelis, his office said. \u003c/p>\u003cp>The leaders excessively discussed vitality cooperation, the statement added. Erdogan has expressed an attentiveness inside Turkey tapping into Israel's offshore natural gasoline fields inside the Mediterranean.\u003c/p>","alertLinkDateTime":null,"storyLayout":{},"reporters":[],"headlinePlacement":null,"relatedStoryEmbeds":[],"disableNativo":false}],"disclaimerText":null,"dividerColor":null,"expandedStoryCount":null,"feed":[],"headlineWidget":false,"hubPeekLinkText":null,"hubPeekTagId":null,"hubPeekTagName":null,"hubPeekCanonicalName":null,"hubPeekIsPr":null,"minimizedStoryCount":null,"tagObjs":[{"id":"UnitedNationsGeneralAssembly","name":"United Nations General Assembly","canonicalName":"united-nations-general-assembly","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-europe","name":"Europe","canonicalName":"europe","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-mideast","name":"Middle East","canonicalName":"middle-east","isPr":false},{"id":"Israel","name":"Israel","canonicalName":"israel","isPr":false},{"id":"Turkey","name":"Turkey","canonicalName":"turkey","isPr":false},{"id":"UnitedNations","name":"United Nations","canonicalName":"united-nations","isPr":false},{"id":"RecepTayyipErdogan","name":"Recep Tayyip Erdogan","canonicalName":"recep-tayyip-erdogan","isPr":false},{"id":"YairLapid","name":"Yair Lapid","canonicalName":"yair-lapid","isPr":false},{"id":"Governmentandpolitics","name":"Government accompanied by every one one other accompanied by politics","canonicalName":"government-and-politics","isPr":false}],"textColor":null,"layoutType":null,"customLayoutType":null,"styleName":null,"endDateTime":null,"teamLimit":25,"medalCounts":null,"medalsUpdated":null,"olympicYear":null,"notificationUrl":null,"notificationText":null,"notificationTitle":null,"notificationType":null,"notificationUpdated":null,"adUnits":null,"displayPositionHome":null,"displayPositionApp":null,"featuredCard":null,"publishedDate":"2022-09-21 06:32:05","enableTblRegion":false},{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f","shortId":"urn:publicid:ap.org:00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f","allowAd":true,"borderColor":null,"brackets":null,"bracketsSettings":null,"cardTitle":null,"embedCardTitleColor":null,"cardHeadline":null,"cardType":"Wire Story","collectionTagObjs":null,"contents":[{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f","shortId":"00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f","bylines":"By The Associated Press","canonicalUrl":"middle-east-iran-arrests-dubai-united-arab-emirates","contentType":"text","disableConnatix":false,"downloadSettings":{},"embedCaption":null,"embedHeight":null,"embedHTML":null,"embedLinkURL":null,"firstWords":"\u003cp>DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran faced international censure on Tuesday over the demise of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited trio days of protests, including clashes accompanied by safety forces inside the earliest city accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other unrest that claimed at least trio lives.\u003c/p>","hasTextOverlay":false,"headline":"Iran faces worldwide criticism, protests over woman's death","description":null,"interactiveLinkUrl":null,"interactiveLinkUrlText":null,"language":"en","leadPhotoId":"4cb0c576bc4144f7817cfcad560bff28","leadVideoId":null,"localLinkUrl":"https://apnews.com/00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f","localMemberName":null,"media":[{"id":"4cb0c576bc4144f7817cfcad560bff28","type":"Photo","caption":"\u003cp>In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press accompanied by every one one other accompanied by obtained by the AP outer external outside Iran, protesters hurl stones at anti-riot police all over a objection over the demise of a young woman who had been detained for violating the country's conservative place on clothes code, inside downtown Tehran, Iran. Iran faced international censure on Tuesday over the demise of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited trio days of protests, including clashes accompanied by safety forces inside the earliest city accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other unrest that claimed at least trio lives. 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Iran faced international censure on Tuesday over the demise of a woman held by its morality police, which ignited trio days of protests, including clashes accompanied by safety forces inside the earliest city accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other unrest that claimed at least trio lives. 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The United States, which is trying to revive the 2015 nuclear deal accompanied by Iran, called on the Islamic Republic to extremity its "systemic persecution" of women. Italy excessively condemned her death.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iranian officials dismissed the censure while politically motivated accompanied by every one one other accompanied by accused unnamed overseas countries of fomenting the unrest.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Separately, an Iranian official said trio people had been killed by unnamed armed groups inside the Kurdish neighbourhood of the country where the protests began, the earliest official confirmation of deaths linked to the unrest.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The semiofficial Fars report agency reported that around 300 protesters had gathered inside downtown Tehran on Tuesday, chanting "Death to the dictator.\" AP reporters subsequent saw a heavy deployment of police inside the area, while well while torched trash bins accompanied by every one one other accompanied by rocks strewn across some intersections. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The executive of Tehran province, Mohsen Mansouri, accused overseas embassies of fanning the protests accompanied by every one one other accompanied by said trio overseas nationals had been arrested. He did not specify the nationality of the embassies or the detainees.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:119177122582' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f'>Hub peek embed (apf-mideast) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>The U.N. body said Iran's morality police have expanded their patrols inside recent months, targeting women for not properly wearing the Islamic headscarf, known while hijab. It said verified videos show women actuality slapped inside the face, struck accompanied by batons accompanied by every one one other accompanied by thrown into police vans for wearing the hijab excessively loosely.\u003c/p>\u003cp>A similar patrol detained 22-year-old Mahsa Amini last Tuesday, taking her to a police stopping place where she collapsed. She died trio days later. Iranian police have denied mistreating Amini accompanied by every one one other accompanied by speak she died of a heart attack. Authorities speak they are investigating the incident.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"Mahsa Amini's tragic demise accompanied by every one one other accompanied by allegations of torture accompanied by every one one other accompanied by ill-treatment must exist promptly, impartially accompanied by every one one other accompanied by effectively investigated by an self-governing competent authority," said Nada Al-Nashif, the acting U.N. high commissioner for anthropoid rights.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Amini "should exist living today."\u003c/p>\u003cp>"Instead, the United States accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the Iranian people mourn her. We call on the Iranian management to extremity its systemic persecution of women accompanied by every one one other accompanied by to permit tranquil protest,\" he tweeted.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Italy's Foreign Ministry called for "the perpetrators of this cowardly act" to exist held to account, saying "violence opposed to guiltless people, mostly women accompanied by every one one other accompanied by girls, tin never exist tolerated."\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian rejected the criticism, accusing the U.S. of "shedding crocodile tears."\u003c/p>\u003cp>"An investigation was ordered into (the) tragic demise of Mahsa, who, while (the) President said, was fair exist fond of our own daughters," he tweeted. "To Iran, anthropoid rights are of inherent cost — different from those who see it (as) a tool opposed to adversaries."\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Iranian police released closed-circuit video footage last week purportedly showing the little while Amini collapsed. But her family says she had no indeed indeed history of heart trouble.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Amjad Amini, her father, told an Iranian report website that witnesses saw her actuality shoved into a police car.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"I asked for access to (videos) from cameras inside the automobile while well while courtyard of the police station, nevertheless they gave no indeed indeed answer," he said. He excessively accused the police of not transferring her to the medical organization promptly enough, saying she could have been resuscitated.\u003c/p>\u003cp>He said that when he arrived at the medical organization he was not allowed to view the body, nevertheless managed to obtain a glimpse of bruising on her foot.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Authorities at that hour dated pressured him to bury her at night, apparently to lessen the likelihood of protests, nevertheless Amini said the family convinced them to permit them bury her at 8 a.m. instead. \u003c/p>\u003cp>Amini, who was Kurdish, was buried Saturday inside her place of residence city of Saqez inside western Iran. Protests erupted there following her burial accompanied by every one one other accompanied by police fired tear gasoline to disperse demonstrators on Saturday accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Sunday. Several protesters were arrested.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The executive of Iran's Kurdistan province, Esmail Zarei Kousha, told Fars that trio people were killed by unnamed armed groups, linking the violence to the unrest.\u003c/p>\u003cp>He did not identify the victims, nevertheless said one was killed inside the town of Divandarreh by a weapon not used by Iranian safety forces. He said the following body was found inside a automobile near Saqez accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that the third killing was "completely" suspicious.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The province has seen past violence inside the centre of Iranian safety forces accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Kurdish separatists.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The protests spread to Tehran accompanied by every one one other accompanied by other cities on Monday. A report website affiliated accompanied by condition TV said 22 people were arrested at a objection inside the northern city of Rasht.\u003c/p>\u003cp>State TV showed footage of protests on Monday, including images of place of set of two police cars accompanied by their windows smashed. It said the protesters torched place of set of two motorbikes while well, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that they burned Iranian flags inside Kurdish areas accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Tehran.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The state-run broadcaster blamed the unrest on overseas countries accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exiled opposition groups, accusing them of using Amini's demise while a pretext for additional monetary sanctions.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iran has seen \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-ap-top-news-international-news-iran-united-states-7cf5d4d56fdaa95a3c3f8e1bc227e6b4\">waves of protests inside recent years\u003c/a>, mostly over a long-running monetary crisis exacerbated by Western sanctions linked to the country's nuclear program. Authorities have managed to quash the protests by force.\u003c/p>","alertLinkDateTime":null,"storyLayout":{},"reporters":[],"headlinePlacement":null,"relatedStoryEmbeds":[],"disableNativo":false}],"disclaimerText":null,"dividerColor":null,"expandedStoryCount":null,"feed":[],"headlineWidget":false,"hubPeekLinkText":null,"hubPeekTagId":null,"hubPeekTagName":null,"hubPeekCanonicalName":null,"hubPeekIsPr":null,"minimizedStoryCount":null,"tagObjs":[{"id":"apf-mideast","name":"Middle East","canonicalName":"middle-east","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-topnews","name":"AP Top News","canonicalName":"ap-top-news","isPr":false},{"id":"apf-WorldNews","name":"World News","canonicalName":"world-news","isPr":false},{"id":"Iran","name":"Iran","canonicalName":"iran","isPr":false},{"id":"UnitedStates","name":"United States","canonicalName":"united-states","isPr":false},{"id":"Dubai","name":"Dubai","canonicalName":"dubai","isPr":false},{"id":"UnitedArabEmirates","name":"United Arab Emirates","canonicalName":"united-arab-emirates","isPr":false},{"id":"Tehran","name":"Tehran","canonicalName":"tehran","isPr":false}],"textColor":null,"layoutType":null,"customLayoutType":null,"styleName":null,"endDateTime":null,"teamLimit":25,"medalCounts":null,"medalsUpdated":null,"olympicYear":null,"notificationUrl":null,"notificationText":null,"notificationTitle":null,"notificationType":null,"notificationUpdated":null,"adUnits":null,"displayPositionHome":null,"displayPositionApp":null,"featuredCard":null,"publishedDate":"2022-09-20 10:34:53","enableTblRegion":false},{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745","shortId":"urn:publicid:ap.org:430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745","allowAd":true,"borderColor":null,"brackets":null,"bracketsSettings":null,"cardTitle":null,"embedCardTitleColor":null,"cardHeadline":null,"cardType":"Wire Story","collectionTagObjs":null,"contents":[{"id":"urn:publicid:ap.org:430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745","shortId":"430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745","bylines":null,"canonicalUrl":"middle-east-israel-journalists","contentType":"text","disableConnatix":false,"downloadSettings":{},"embedCaption":null,"embedHeight":null,"embedHTML":null,"embedLinkURL":null,"firstWords":"\u003cp>JERUSALEM (AP) — A coalition of lawyers accompanied by every one one other accompanied by advocacy groups said Tuesday it has referred the fatal shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court on behalf of her family, calling on prosecutors to inquire into what it described while Israel's deliberate targeting of the former soldierold hand reporter.\u003c/p>","hasTextOverlay":false,"headline":"Al Jazeera journalist's killing referred to ICC inside complaint","description":null,"interactiveLinkUrl":null,"interactiveLinkUrlText":null,"language":"en","leadPhotoId":"133b489c8edd4daa993e87c149865d81","leadVideoId":null,"localLinkUrl":"https://apnews.com/430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745","localMemberName":null,"media":[{"id":"133b489c8edd4daa993e87c149865d81","type":"Photo","caption":"\u003cp>CORRECTS DATE IN SECOND SENTENCE TO 2022 - FILE - Palestinians pay someone a call the location where former soldierold hand Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was report accompanied by every one one other accompanied by killed, inside the West Bank city of Jenin, May 18, 2022. A coalition of lawyers accompanied by every one one other accompanied by advocacy groups said Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, it has referred the fatal shooting of Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court on behalf of her family, calling on prosecutors to inquire into what it described while Israel's deliberate targeting of the former soldierold hand reporter who was wearing a helmet accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a protective vest marked accompanied by the word "press." 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A coalition of lawyers accompanied by every one one other accompanied by advocacy groups said Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, it has referred the fatal shooting of Abu Akleh to the International Criminal Court on behalf of her family, calling on prosecutors to inquire into what it described while Israel's deliberate targeting of the former soldierold hand reporter who was wearing a helmet accompanied by every one one other accompanied by a protective vest marked accompanied by the word "press." 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Israel has acknowledged that Israeli blaze inside all likelihood killed Abu Akleh, nevertheless vigorously denied allegations that a fighter intentionally targeted her.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>That point of contention has become centre to Palestinian efforts to clasp Israel accountable for the shooting. Abu Akleh's advocates said on Tuesday they have added her instance to a legal objection taken by the ICC that accuses Israel of deliberately killing accompanied by every one one other accompanied by wounding Palestinian journalists wearing press vests inside the West Bank accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Gaza. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:119177122582' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='430030a437d5e8766093c6d1385ef745'>Hub peek embed (apf-mideast) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>"Our family shouldn't have to carry on accompanied by to exist another day for justice," Anton Abu Akleh, Shireen's brother, told reporters from The Hague. "No other Palestinian-American or journalist family should have to endure what ours has."\u003c/p>\u003cp>Filing a objection accompanied by the court of rules and regulations of rules with every one other accompanied by regulations does not guarantee that prosecutors will not shut an investigation. If opened, such an investigation could lay clasp of years, accompanied by real prosecution a lengthy way off. \u003c/p>\u003cp>ICC prosecutors opened a preliminary scrutiny into allegations of war crimes by Israel inside Gaza accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the occupied West Bank inside 2015, nevertheless did not \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/israel-west-bank-palestinian-territories-courts-crime-19117d4265f5d564256ea7fe75854aa6\">begin a ceremonial investigation until last year\u003c/a>. It is not known how lengthy that probe will last.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Abu Akleh had covered the West Bank for Al Jazeera for place of set of two decades accompanied by every one one other accompanied by was a family name inside the Middle East. Her demise sparked outrage across the world, throwing a spotlight on Israel's operations inside the West Bank. Some 90 Palestinians have been killed inside nightly Israeli arrest raids inside recent months, numerous of them said to exist militants or Palestinian early years protesting the raids, making it \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-israel-west-bank-ac683a6fbb4f2893ecdf1b1bbe1362ef\">the deadliest year\u003c/a> inside the occupied territory since 2016.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>This month \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-israel-journalists-veterans-al-jazeera-0e33ab0025cf06ee498ab83445e39733\">Israel acknowledged for the earliest hour dated there was a "high probability"\u003c/a> that one of its soldiers had mistakenly killed Abu Akleh all over a raid inside the northern West Bank. However, the military stopped short of accepting filled duty accompanied by every one one other accompanied by said no indeed indeed one would exist punished for the shooting. Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid excessively rebuffed U.S. calls for Israel to analysis its open-fire policies. \u003c/p>\u003cp>Israel has claimed that its soldiers were battling Palestinian gunmen at the time, though observer accounts accompanied by every one one other accompanied by amateur video have shown the area was quiet inside the moments earlier to her shooting.\u003c/p>\u003cp>On Tuesday from The Hague, the London-based category Forensic Architecture, employed accompanied by the Palestinian anthropoid rights category Al Haq, presented a video reconstruction of the moments leading up to Abu Akleh's killing. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Relying on what they said was formerly unseen footage collected from Al Jazeera accompanied by every one one other accompanied by interviews accompanied by witnesses, the groups traced at least 13 bullets allegedly fired from an Israeli armored automobile some 200 meters (yards) up the main highway from Abu Akleh accompanied by every one one other accompanied by her colleagues inside the Jenin displaced human being camp. An analysis of the bullets' trajectory, quartet of which struck a saplingconifer beside Abu Akleh, suggests "careful accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exact aim" by the shooter who repeatedly targeted the journalists "in fast succession," the groups found.\u003c/p>\u003cp>"All shots were aimed above the shoulders accompanied by every one one other accompanied by intended to kill," they added, noting that a reconstruction of a soldier's dash of sight into with every one other accompanied by not here of an assault rifle's optical scope indicated the journalists' vests emblazoned accompanied by the word "press" would exist visible. Footage excessively showed that a civilian attempting to assist Abu Akleh, who was slumped on the ground, was targeted every one one hour dated he entered the shooter's dash of sight, suggesting Israeli forces prevented Abu Akleh from receiving medical care, the groups said.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Israel has designated Al Haq while a terrorist organization over its alleged ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine — a secular, left-wing movement accompanied by a political communal gathering while well while an armed pinion that has carried not here attacks opposed to Israelis.\u003c/p>\u003cp>A series of investigations by international media organizations, \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/politics-west-bank-middle-east-israel-8df6c999627efcef2fe0ca2b401e7a2c\">including The Associated Press\u003c/a>, have found that Israeli troops most probable fired the fatal bullet. 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Videos online showed place of set of two women throwing their hijabs into a bonfire. Another woman is seen cutting off her hair inside a show of protest.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Many Iranians, mostly the young, have go nearer to see Amini's demise while small part of the Islamic Republic's heavy-handed policing of dissent accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the morality police's increasingly brutal behaviour towards of young women.\u003c/p>\u003cp>At some of the demonstrations, protesters clashed accompanied by police accompanied by every one one other accompanied by thick clouds of tear gasoline were seen rising inside the capital, Tehran. Protesters were excessively chased accompanied by every one one other accompanied by beaten accompanied by clubs by the motorcycle-riding Basij, or volunteers inside Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard. Police. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>The Basij have violently suppressed protests inside the past, including over aqua rights accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the country's cratering economy.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv id='afs:Card:119177122582' class='hub-peek-embed' content-id='b53475eda867a4158ac5032fe1b3e62e'>Hub peek embed (apf-mideast) - Compressed layout (automatic embed) \u003c/div>\u003cp>Yet some demonstrators still chant "death to the dictator," targeting both Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's regulation accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Iran's theocracy, inside malice of the threat of arrest, imprisonment accompanied by every one one other accompanied by flat the possibility of a demise sentence.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Here's a look at what sparked the protests accompanied by every one one other accompanied by where they ability lead.\u003c/p>\u003cp>WHAT CAUSED THE PROTESTS IN IRAN?\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iran's morality police arrested Amini on Sept. 13 inside Tehran, where she was visiting from her hometown inside the country's western Kurdish region. She collapsed at a police stopping place accompanied by every one one other accompanied by died trio days later.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Police detained her over wearing her hijab excessively loosely. Iran requires women to exist dressed inside the headscarf inside a way that completely covers their hair when inside public. Only Afghanistan under Taliban regulation now actively enforces a similar law. Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia dialed spine its enforcement over recent years.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The police deny Amini was mistreated accompanied by every one one other accompanied by speak she died of a heart attack. President Ebrahim Raisi, who will speak at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, has promised an investigation. \u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Amini's family says she had no indeed indeed history of heart problems accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that they were prevented from seeing her body earlier to she was buried. The demonstrations erupted following her burial inside the Kurdish city of Saqez on Saturday, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by fast spread to other parts of the country, including Tehran.\u003c/p>\u003cp>HOW ARE WOMEN TREATED IN IRAN?\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iranian women have filled access to education, labour outer external outside the place of residence accompanied by every one one other accompanied by clasp condition office. But they are required to place on clothes modestly inside public, which includes wearing the hijab while well while long, loose-fitting robes. Unmarried men accompanied by every one one other accompanied by women are barred from mingling.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The rules, which day spine to the days following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, are enforced by the morality police. The force, officially known while the Guidance Patrol, is stationed across condition areas. It is made up of men while well while women.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Enforcement was eased under former President Hassan Rouhani, a relative signify who at one point \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/ap-top-news-tehran-international-news-hassan-rouhani-islam-2a49a87ac7b54551af1e3302a4ab7b4b\">accused the morality police of actuality overly aggressive\u003c/a>. In 2017, the head of the ability said it would no indeed indeed longer arrest women for violating the place on clothes code.\u003c/p>\u003cp>But under Raisi, a hard-liner elected last year, agents of the morality police become perceptible to have been unleashed. \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-iran-arrests-dubai-united-arab-emirates-00a1edd435a76e1fcf35d2c69267515f\">The U.N. anthropoid rights office says young women have been slapped\u003c/a> inside the face, beaten accompanied by batons accompanied by every one one other accompanied by shoved into police vehicles inside recent months.\u003c/p>\u003cp>HOW HAS IRAN RESPONDED TO THE PROTESTS?\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iranian leaders have vowed to inquire into the circumstances of Amini's demise while accusing unnamed overseas countries accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exiled opposition groups of seizing on it while a pretext to foment unrest. That's been a usual design inside the protests that erupted inside recent years.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iran's ruling clerics view the United States while a threat to the Islamic Republic accompanied by every one one other accompanied by exist convinced by the adoption of Western customs undermines society. Khamenei himself has seized on inappropriately namedsupposed "color" protests inside Europe accompanied by every one one other accompanied by somewhere else while overseas interventions — accompanied by every one one other accompanied by not while people demonstrating for additional rights.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Tensions have been mostly high since former President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal accompanied by Iran accompanied by every one one other accompanied by imposed crippling sanctions. The Biden management has been employed accompanied by European allies for the last place of set of two years to revive the accord, nevertheless negotiations become perceptible deadlocked while \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-iran-dubai-nuclear-d96093efcf1e6b8581138b9db48cbedc\">nonproliferation experts warn Iran has sufficient extremely enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb if it chose to build one\u003c/a>. The Islamic Republic insists its program is peaceful.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The executive of Tehran said Wednesday that authorities arrested trio overseas nationals at protests inside the capital, lacking elaborating. Iranian safety forces have arrested at least 25 people, accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the executive of the Kurdistan province says trio people have been killed by armed groups inside unrest linked to the protests, lacking elaborating.\u003c/p>\u003cdiv class=\"ad-placeholder\" data='autoembed'>\u003c/div>\u003cp>Activists accompanied by every one one other accompanied by anthropoid rights groups have blamed Iranian safety forces for killing protesters inside other demonstrations, \u003ca href=\"https://apnews.com/article/208de9a8f9e64d32b3be2d98aa95e265\">like those over gasoline prices inside 2019\u003c/a>.\u003c/p>\u003cp>COULD THE PROTESTS BRING DOWN IRAN'S GOVERNMENT?\u003c/p>\u003cp>Iran's ruling clerics have weathered some waves of protests going spine decades, eventually quashing them accompanied by brute force.\u003c/p>\u003cp>The most solemn exist courageous sufficient to the clerics' regulation was the Green Movement that emerged following the country's disputed presidential election inside 2009 accompanied by every one one other accompanied by called for far-reaching reforms; millions of Iranians took to the streets.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Authorities responded accompanied by a brutal crackdown, accompanied by the Revolutionary Guard accompanied by every one one other accompanied by the Basij militia opening blaze on protesters accompanied by every one one other accompanied by launching waves of arrests. Opposition leaders were placed under house arrest.\u003c/p>\u003cp>Among those killed was Neda Agha Soltan, a 27-year-old woman who \u003ca href=\"https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-ml-iran-odes-neda-062509-2009jun25-story.html\">became an icon of the objection movement\u003c/a> following she was report accompanied by every one one other accompanied by bled to demise inside a video seen by millions on communal media.\u003c/p>\u003cp>___\u003c/p>\u003cp>Follow Joseph Krauss on Twitter at www.twitter.com/josephkrauss. 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