The death of Mahsa Amini and the repression of women's rights protesters in Iran: extracts from the debate


MEPs and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep BORRELL discuss the countrywide protests against the Islamic regime in Iran after the nationwide demonstrations were triggered by the death in Tehran on 16 September of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini at the hands of Iran’s morality police, who assaulted her for, they claimed, incorrectly wearing her hijab. Extracts from the debate. MEPs call for more sanctions against the Iranian regime. During the debate, Abir AL-SAHLANI (Renew, SE) cuts her hair in the plenary to show her support to the Iranien women.

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