- The assassination of Mahsa Amini in Iran sparked nationwide protests.
- As the protests spread, the Iranian government has blocked access to the internet and some data services.
- The US approved assets belonging to senior members of Iran’s “morality police” on September 22.
In Tehran, “Death to the Dictator” was the chorus of protesters as they marched angrily through the streets. In Mashhad, they set fire to a police car and chanted, “Our foolish leader is our shame.” In Kerman, they clashed with anti-riot police, shouting, “Khamenei is a murderer, his rule is invalid.”