Iran: CNN cancels interview with Iranian president over headscarf demand

Christiane Amanpour cancels interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after he demands she wear a headscarf for their meeting in New York. Amanpour says a Raisi aide told her it was because of “the situation in Iran” The death of Mahsa Amini, 22, has sparked violent unrest in Iran. She fell into a coma last week, hours after morality police arrested her. Officers reportedly beat Ms Amini’s head with a baton and banged her head against a vehicle.

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