Protests erupt in Los Angeles after Mahsa Amini’s death in Iran (includes video story)

Members of the Iranian community in Los Angeles held a protest on Wednesday in response to the arrest and later death of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini. She died in police custody on Sept. 16, 2022. She was 22 years old.

She was arrested by Iran’s morality police after wearing her hijab in an improper way. She was beaten in police custody and fell into a coma in the hospital before passing away.

Her death sparked protests in Iran, but all around the world.

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