State television said police arrested many 'rioters,' without giving figures

A human rights organization said Thursday that at least 83 people were killed in nearly two weeks as protests continue across several cities in Iran. 

Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town of Saqez, was arrested this month in Tehran for "unsuitable attire" by the morality police that enforces the Islamic Republic's strict dress code for women.

Her death sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed protests against a rise in gasoline prices in 2019.... Read More: i24