Iran unrest takes new turn as schoolgirls join protests
A fresh episode was seen in raging protests across Iran as schoolgirls defiantly twirled headscarves and chanted against Iran's supreme leader, who ordered a crackdown on the protesters.
A protestor shouts slogans during a demonstration against the Iranian regime and in support of Iranian women, after young Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini died after being arrested in Tehran by the Islamic Republic's morality police, in Istanbul on Oct. 2, 2022. - BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images
Demonstrations that started after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran's morality police and rapidly grew into nationwide anti-government unrest entered their 19th day, taking a new turn not seen in previous Iranian protests.