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KABUL: Taliban forces fired shots into the air on Thursday to disperse a women’s rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

Deadly protests have erupted in neighbouring Iran for the past two weeks, following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while detained by the Islamic republic’s morality police.

Chanting the same “Women, life, freedom!” mantra used in demonstrations in Iran, about 25 Afghan women protested in front of the Iranian embassy in Kabul before being dispersed by Taliban forces firing in the air, an AFP correspondent reported.

Demonstrations across Iran raise pressure on state

Women protesters carried banners that read: “Iran has risen, now it’s our turn!” and “From Kabul to Iran, say no to dictatorship!”

Taliban forces swiftly snatched the banners and tore them in front of the protesters.

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Concerned Sep 29, 2022 04:19pm
More power to these women fighting for their rights as for the men, all one can hope is that they get enlightened with time, with the amount of problems plaguing most Muslims nations it is seriously weird that people are stuck around policing what is acceptable attire for women, like are the men that insecure in these countries? For those that argue for “modest” clothing, what exactly is modest clothing? And might I ask what those 5/6 year olds are wearing when they get sexually assaulted in the country? Raise the men better I’d argue, but when they grow up in households where their mothers and sisters are treated as secondary citizens, it is all but normal for them, start with your households,
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