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Hundreds rally in support of Iranian protests and the late Mahsa Amini in Vancouver – BC
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Hundreds rally in support of Iranian protests and the late Mahsa Amini in Vancouver – BC

A large gathering of rally attendees descended on Vancouver’s Art Gallery on Sunday. Hundreds went to the popular location for protests and public press conferences in support of ongoing unrest in Iran due to the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. She died while in custody of Iranian ‘morality police’ for allegedly wearing her hijab too loosely. Read more: Death of Iranian woman while in police custody sparks protests in Toronto Several speakers referred to the ongoing clashes between protesters and the Iranian government.Posters for the rally at the Gallery could be seen throughout the city in the past few days.“A large gathering of Iranians in support of Mahsa Amini (Jina) in defence of oppressed people and in solidarity with the people’s movement agains...