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Biden: US to impose further costs on Iran over protests crackdown   32%

President says US to hold Iranian officials accountable while supporting rights of Iranians 'to protest freely,' gives no indication of measures being considered

125 dead after crowd crush at Indonesian football match   -50%

Police and match organisers under scrutiny after officers fired teargas in response to rioting fans

At least 125 people have been killed and around 320 injured at a football match in Indonesia in one of the world’s worst ever sports stadium disasters.

Police used teargas in response to a pitch invasion by rioting fans, causing a crush among panicked spectators.

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Iran president calls Mahsa Aminis death tragic, but condemns chaos of protests   -35%

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi lamented the death of a young woman in custody, but warned that ‘chaos’ would not be accepted amid spreading violent protests.

Too early to tell if Iran protests will sink regime  

The Biden administration is in wait-and-see mode as it tracks what effect protests in Iran might have on the Islamist regime.

Ottawa sanctions 34 Iranian officials and entities Liberal MP says it's not enough   -24%

The federal government is slapping sanctions on 34 Iranians and Iranian entities, including members of the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and morality police — but a Liberal member of Parliament says the sanctions are "too little, too late."

The Dark Odds Facing Iran's Brave Protesters   8%

The overthrow of the Iranian regime would be just, but if recent history has taught us anything, its collapse is unlikely to be pretty.

The post The Dark Odds Facing Iran’s Brave Protesters appeared first on The Intercept.

'Bonfires with veils': Protests in Iran renew history of defiance   -2%

Women protesting the death of Mahsa Amini are targeting the compulsory veil – something central to the identity of Iran’s Islamic cleric-led rule. The protests are drawing on a long tradition of resistance among Iranian women.

19 killed in Iranian police station attack   -20%

Armed attackers killed 19 people and injured dozens more at a police station in southeastern Iran
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Iran protests are defining moment for women and freedom despite governments deadly response   -23%

Mahsa Amini’s death has reignited long-suppressed anger among Iranians over issues including the dress code for women and repression of individual rights. While the government is unlikely to make gestures of accommodation, the protests underline a fundamental change, with Iranians more willing to fight for their rights.

Well-Known Women's Rights Activist Arrested In Iran; University Suspends Courses Amid Protests   6%

Well-known student and human rights activist Bahareh Hedayat was arrested in Tehran early on October 3, the BBC reported, amid a wave of protests triggered by the death in custody of a young woman.

Iran is no stranger to protests. Heres why the current demonstrations are different and pose a serious threat to the regime  

Initially flowing from outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini, the protests have grown into a larger opposition against Iran’s clerical establishment.

At least 92 killed in Irans Mahsa Amini protests, human rights group says   -10%

Kurdish Iranian Amini, 22, died on September 16 after she was arrested for allegedly breaching rules requiring women to wear head coverings.

Police chief fired as Indonesia investigates deadly football stampede   -14%

The police chief and at least eight other officers in the Indonesian city of Malang, where a stampede at a football stadium left 125 people dead, have been suspended, a national police spokesman said Monday.

Bomb Parts Found at Hotel Where Father Was Shot Dead on College Visit   -50%

The father of a student at Marist College in Poughkeepsie was fatally shot in an incident that the police said appeared to be random.

Make cannabis Class A drug, say Conservative police commissioners  

A group of police and crime commissioners urge tougher penalties for supply and possession.

Iran arrests foreign nationals linked to Mahsa Amini protests   -10%

Iran said Friday that nine foreigners were arrested during deadly street protests sparked by the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini, as demonstrations across the country entered a third week amid gunfire.

Silicon Valley County Battles With Uber Over Reporting of Sexual Assault  

Uber does not inform the police of such incidents, citing advocacy group guidelines. But officials in Santa Clara County argue that it should.

The Iran protests go beyond the head scarf. What its like watching the longtime unrest as an Iranian-Canadian  

“As someone watching from afar, spreading awareness is my only power,” writes Tine Christensen about the days of protest Mahsa Amini’s death has sparked.

Interpol seeks arrest of failed crypto-firm boss Do Kwon  

Agency asks police forces around the world to seek and detain the South Korean businessman.

Theyre taking him away: Iran unrest continues, as leader blames west   -100%

More than 130 people have died in demonstrations in Iran since the death of Mahsa Amini, some of the worst street violence since the 1979 revolution

DGP Prisons found murdered at Jammu home: Police   2%

Director General of Police, Prisons department, H K Lohia was found murdered under suspicious circumstances here with police suspecting his domestic help as the culprit, a senior police officer said.Additional Director General of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said the domestic help is absconding and a search for him has started.The 57-year-old Lohia, a 1992 batch IPS officer, was found dead with his throat slit at his Udaiwala residence on the outskirts of Jammu.

Soccer stadium crush in Indonesia leaves 125 dead as president orders investigation   -17%

Police firing tear gas after an Indonesian soccer match in an attempt to stop violence triggered a disastrous crush of fans making a panicked, chaotic run for the exits, leaving at least 125 people dead, most of them trampled upon or suffocated.

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar: 'The regime is anti-women'   -6%

As protests continue in Iran following the murder of a young woman by the "morality" police, Iranian dissident artist Parastou Forouhar is full of anger but has some optimism.

NRL player Luciano Leilua charged with domestic violence offences   5%

  • Police called to a home on Monday after an alleged incident
  • Cowboys ‘gathering more information’ with NRL Integrity Unit

North Queensland NRL forward Luciano Leilua has been arrested and charged with domestic violence offences after an alleged incident on Monday.

NSW police confirmed they were called to a home around 1pm on Monday after reports of a domestic violence incident.

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Indonesia launches investigation into deadly football stampede   -10%

The Indonesian government has called on police to find the "perpetrators" of the tragedy that left 125 dead. Another fact-finding team will look into the causes of the events.

Former Iranian President's Daughter Arrested For Supporting Protests Triggered By Death Of Woman In Custody Over Hijab   -1%

Former lawmaker and women’s rights advocate Faezeh Hashemi was arrested in Tehran and accused by state media of encouraging anti-government protests. Just days before her arrest, Hashemi, the outspoken daughter of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, expressed support for the protesters while accusing authorities of having a Taliban-like view of women.

Hazara genocide: Women in Afghanistan protest as death toll in suicide attack on school rises   -10%

UN says 53 killed, predominantly girls, in the Kabul incident that has sparked global protests.

Two 17-year-olds arrested in fatal stabbing in downtown Los Angeles   10%

The suspects were attempting to rob Du Lee about 1:15 p.m. Saturday near Wall Street and Olympic Boulevard when the attack occurred, police said.

Irans president calls Mahsa Aminis death tragic but says chaos unacceptable   -35%

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday said that the death of a young woman in custody had "saddened" everyone in the Islamic Republic, but warned that "chaos" would not be accepted amid spreading violent protests over Mahsa Amini's death.

Iranians protest on and off the pitch ahead of the World Cup   37%

A football friendly to prepare for Qatar 2022 proved fertile grounds for Iranian protesters. The national team have now lent their support in the fight for the freedom of women in a country with a hard-line government.

UN chief calls on Iran to refrain from using 'disproportionate force' against protesters   10%

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi not to use "disproportionate force" against protesters who took to the streets after the death of a young woman in morality police custody, his spokesman said Tuesday.

How Oakley came to be accused of fascism for selling Thin Blue Line sunglasses   19%

Oakley has grown from a niche action sports brand to the all-but-official shades of the right wing and police, Josh Marcus writes

Iranian students defy security forces after violence at university   -34%

Rights groups ‘extremely concerned’ about violent repression of demonstrations in Tehran and Isfahan

Iranian students have stepped up their protests in defiance of a crackdown by security forces, who allegedly cornered and shot a number of students at a prestigious university in Tehran on Sunday night.

Anti-government protests ignited by the death of a young woman in police custody in mid-September have spread around the country at various levels of intensity, revealing a cultural chasm between Iran’s educated youth and an elderly male religious establishment.

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Iran's supreme leader blames U.S., Israel for Mahsa Amini protests  

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn what he called "rioting" and accuse the United States and Israel of planning the protests.

Authorities Will Work to Identify Suspects in Stampede Within Days   -6%

An investigation will focus on police officers suspected of using tear gas to disperse fans in the overcrowded stadium. At least 125 people died, many trampled, after Saturday’s game.

At least 129 dead in Indonesia football stadium riot and stampede   -40%

At least 129 people died at an Indonesian football stadium riot in which thousands of angry home fans invaded the pitch and police responded with tear gas that triggered a stampede, authorities said Sunday.

EXPLAINER - Indonesia football stadium tragedy: what happened, death toll & reaction   -52%

At least 125 people died over the weekend in Indonesia when a soccer match between two teams that were fierce rivals ended in a stampede, marking one of the world's worst stadium disasters in recent decades. The incident in East Java province has sparked outrage and grief in Indonesia, where sports commentators and activists have slammed what they see as an excessive use of force by police, and authorities have pledged to investigate.

Footage appears to show Iranian riot police confronting students at university in Tehran video   10%

Video posted on social media appears to show a crowd dispersing and shouting on a street outside Sharif University. In the clip, several people standing on an overpass overlooking the scene yelled insults towards police officers below, while the sound of what appears to be gunfire can be heard in the distance. 

Another video posted from the same account appears to show security forces chasing dozens of students in the university’s underground car park. The account said dozens of students had been arrested.

Iranian security forces confronted students at the university, state media reported, in the latest sign of a deadly clampdown on nationwide protests that were ignited by the death in custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini

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Iranian protester speaks out: 'We are not going to stop'   50%

Many students at a prominent university in Tehran are protesting against the regime in Iran as part of a nationwide movement triggered by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old who died after being apprehended by the country's morality police. CNN correspondent Jomana Karadsheh speaks with a protester who says he will not stop demonstrating.