Photos: Protests erupt in support of Iranian woman who died in police custody

Posters held by protesters show 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini
Supporters hold posters with the image of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died in police custody after being arrested for allegedly violating the country’s hijab rules, during a protest outside the United Nations in New York on Wednesday while Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was inside.
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Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman, died in police custody last week after she was accused of not wearing her hijab properly and was detained by Tehran’s morality police.

Amini’s death has prompted days of street protests in numerous Iranian cities — some of which have turned deadly, posing a challenge to the Iranian government — and beyond.

People gather in front of Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany, amid votive candles and posters of
Hundreds of people gather in front of Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday in memory of Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody after allegedly being arrested for violating Iran’s hijab rules.
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Protesters attend a rally calling for the prosecution of the Irans President Ebrahim Raisi
Protesters berate Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday.
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An exhibit of portraits of alleged victims of Iranian state violence set up near the United Nations on Tuesday.
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Protesters in Istanbul are pushed away from Taksim Square by riot police during a demonstration in support of Mahsa Amini
Protesters in Istanbul are pushed away from Taksim Square by riot police during a demonstration in support of 22-year-old Iranian Mahsa Amini.
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Turkish riot police detain a protester during demonstration in support of Mahsa Amini
Turkish riot police officers detain a protester during a demonstration in Istanbul in support of Mahsa Amini.
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Iranian demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital Tehran
Iranian protesters burn trash in the streets of Tehran as demonstrations spread to 15 cities across Iran overnight over the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the country’s morality police.
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People gather during a protest for Mahsa Amini, who died after being arrested by morality police
Trash bins, one on fire, are used to partially block a street during protest for Mahsa Amini in Tehran.
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Flowers and candles are arranged in the shape of a heart in front of Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany
Flowers and candles are arranged in the shape of a heart in front of Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany, during a protest against the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody in Iran.
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Posters of Mahsa Amini are seen in front of Dom Cathedral in Cologne, Germany
Posters of Mahsa Amini are held during a protest in Cologne, Germany, on Wednesday.
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People step on a poster of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi
People step on a poster of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during a protest outside the United Nations on Wednesday in New York.
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