28 Sep 2022

National protests in Iran after 22-year-old's death

From Morning Report, 6:45 am on 28 September 2022

Iran is in the throes of national protests after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in police custody.

Mahsa Amini was detained by the Iranian morality police for refusing to adhere to hijab rules.

A student living in New Zealand who was involved in past protests in Iran says the demonstrations and government crackdowns are eerily familiar.

Nima Haghdoust spoke to Guyon Espiner.