How the police-custody death of Mahsa Amini became Iran’s ‘George Floyd moment’

It’s being called Iran’s “George Floyd moment.” On Sept. 13, Mahsa Amini, an aspiring 22-year-old lawyer, was arrested by Iran’s morality police for allegedly wearing her hijab in a way that made some of her hair visible. Three days later, she was dead. Eyewitnesses said she was beaten to death in police custody. Police claimed … Read more