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Newspapers with a cover picture of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by Iran's morality police, are seen in Tehran, Sept. 18, 2022. Majid Asgaripour/WANA via Reuters hide caption

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In Iran, women's resistance defies state clampdown a year after Mahsa Amini's death

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Protesters hold placards with messages such as "Do not leave the people of Iran alone" during a demonstration on Dec. 3 in Istanbul. Onur Dogman/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Prominent Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti (center) holds flowers as she poses for a photo among her friends after being released from Evin prison in Tehran, Iran, on Wednesday. Gisoo Faghfouri/AP hide caption

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People protest against the Iranian government at a demonstration in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday. In recognition of those allegedly executed by the Iranian government, protesters wore nooses around their necks and held photographs of people who have been killed. Onur Dogman/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian soccer player Voria Ghafouri (right), then a member of the national soccer team, fights for the ball with Iraqi midfielder Hussein Ali during the AFC Asian Cup soccer match in Dubai in 2019. The semiofficial Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported on Thursday that Iran arrested Ghafouri for insulting the national soccer team and criticizing the government. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators chant slogans Friday as one of them holds up a poster of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a demonstration in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Iranian demonstrators protest in Tehran on Sept. 21, after Mahsa Amini died in custody of the country's so-called morality police. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran, even as it seeks a new nuclear deal

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A protester holds a drawing of Mahsa Amini during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 23. Amini was arrested by Iranian authorities in Tehran on Sept. 13 for not wearing her headscarf properly. She died three days later, apparently due to a severe head injury. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Why a scholar banished from Iran 15 years ago is hopeful about the current protests

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A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran on Sept. 21 shows Iranian demonstrators in Tehran during a protest for Mahsa Amini, days after she died in police custody. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The protests won't lead to regime change, Iran's foreign minister tells NPR

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