The September 2022 death of Mahsa Amini, an Iranian woman arrested for reportedly improperly wearing her hijab in violation of the country's strict dress code for women, sparked widespread protests against the Islamic Republic's regime and prompted questions about the future of the country. Recently, the protests have quieted, but not stopped, within Iran and around the world. The latest demonstrations are in response to the mysterious suspected poisonings of hundreds of school-aged girls throughout the nation. So far, the anti-regime movement and government response have resulted in the deaths of more than 400 protesters, thousands more arrested and four executed. A number of opposition political leaders inside Iran are calling for a shift from an Islamic republic to a democracy. Iran's currency has hit ...

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