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Iran has released more than 700 prisoners after the national team beat Wales in the World Cup.
After his 2-0 win on Friday, it announced that “709 inmates have been released from various prisons across the country.”
Among them, “some have been arrested in recent events,” said Mizan Online, indirectly referring to the demonstrations that have rocked Iran for more than two months.
The ongoing protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Masa Amini, who died in custody on Sept. 16 after being arrested by morality police on suspicion of violating Iran’s strict dress code for women. was.
Prominent Iranian actress Hengame Ghaziani was released on bail after being arrested for supporting her protests.
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Former state television host Mahmoud Shariari, 63, has been released after he was sentenced to two months in prison for “inciting riots”.
2,000 people have been indicted since the protests
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