What’s Current: Iran to hold public trials for thousands detained over Mahsa Amini protests

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  • Over 1,000 Iranians who are detained for joining nationwide women’s rights demonstrations that began with the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini will be put on public trial, Iran’s judiciary announces.
  • Women in Afghanistan protest for their right to education after female students were barred entry from their universities for refusing to wear required burqas.
  • A trans-identified male pedophile walks free just two years into his jail sentence in Ireland for possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material.
  • A Queensland mother commits suicide after police wrongly identified her as the perpetrator of domestic violence when she was financially abused and assaulted, a coronial study finds.
  • A 42-year-old man is charged with attempting to kidnap U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after breaking into Pelosi’s home and attacking her husband.
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