A large number of people walk to the cemetery where Mahsa Amini is buried in Saqez, in Iran’s Kurdistan province, on Wednesday. Photo: TNS
A large number of people walk to the cemetery where Mahsa Amini is buried in Saqez, in Iran’s Kurdistan province, on Wednesday. Photo: TNS
Middle East

Iran security forces open fire as thousands mourn Mahsa Amini

  • Protesters massed to mark 40 days since the death of the young woman after her arrest by morality police for allegedly breaching the Islamic dress code
  • Despite heightened security measures, nearly 10,000 people poured into Amini’s hometown to visit her grave at the end of the traditional mourning period

A large number of people walk to the cemetery where Mahsa Amini is buried in Saqez, in Iran’s Kurdistan province, on Wednesday. Photo: TNS
A large number of people walk to the cemetery where Mahsa Amini is buried in Saqez, in Iran’s Kurdistan province, on Wednesday. Photo: TNS
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