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Civil disobedience grows as Iran continues to crush protests  

Working around the state's internet crackdown, Iranians were resorting to strikes, as women walked without hijabs in public in defiance of the hard-line establishment.   
Afghan Iran protest

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said the United States was behind recent nationwide protests triggered by the case of Mahsa Amini.  

"We should not allow the enemy to weaken our national unity," Raisi asserted in a televised interview, adding that the final results of a forensic probe into the young woman's death in the custody of the morality police were to be released in the coming days.  

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