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Iranians protest acid attacks

Protests have sprung up in Esfahan over the acid attacks that have terrorized the citizens there and concerns of potential leniency by authorities.
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After the recent gruesome acid attacks on women in the city of Esfahan, Iranians have protested what they feel is lenient punishment for men who perpetrate violence against women and conservatives who obsess over female veiling.

The serial acid attacks shocked and horrified Iranian citizens. Two of the victims were shown and interviewed on Iranian television. One's face was completely bandaged. One side of the other's was disfigured. Another victim died from the attack. Iran’s Health Minister Hassan Ghazidadeh Hashemi, a well known eye surgeon, visited victim Soheila Joorkash and examined her eyes.

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