Hundreds of individuals throughout the globe on Saturday marched in solidarity with the anti-government demonstrations in Iran as violent police crackdowns have continued in opposition to individuals who converse out in opposition to Iran’s obligatory hijab legal guidelines.
In Berlin, police estimated that about 37,000 individuals had joined the German demonstration on Saturday afternoon. In Washington, DC, a whole bunch marched on the Nationwide Mall waving Iranian flags, chanting, “Be scared. Be scared. We’re one on this.” A number of universities in Tehran staged extra demonstrations on Sunday.
The outcry was sparked by the demise of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, an Iranian Kurdish lady who died on Sept. 16 whereas in custody of Iran’s morality police. She was arrested for carrying tight pants and “improperly” carrying her hijab. Her household later spoke out, saying they believed she was tortured and killed.
Protests unfold in Iran, with many calling for a downfall of the conservative regime — and worldwide voices joined in rapidly to criticize Iran’s theocratic rule and brutal suppression of protesters. President Joe Biden condemned Iran’s actions earlier this month.
From Tokyo to London and Sydney, listed below are among the photos that captured the marches this weekend: