Iranians protest in Tehran in October over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police. Photo: AP
Iranians protest in Tehran in October over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police. Photo: AP
Middle East

UN expels Iran from women’s rights body over brutal protest crackdown

  • The move, which follows a US-led campaign, strips Iran of its membership of the UN Commission on the Status of Women with immediate effect
  • Iran has been gripped by protests since the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for allegedly violating the country’s strict dress code for women

Iranians protest in Tehran in October over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police. Photo: AP
Iranians protest in Tehran in October over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police. Photo: AP
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