Protests in Iran: Mahsa Amini

Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, was arrested for not wearing a hijab according to the rules in Iran. She died in custody. Eyewitnesses believe this was as a result of police brutality, which sparked a wave of protests. But why has the Iranian government heavily restricted the internet? And do people outside of Iran have a responsibility to speak out if those in Iran cannot?

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