Iran leader shuns Christiane Amanpour interview over refusal to wear headscarf

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour refused to wear a headscarf for interview with Iran’s president in New York. Amanpour tweeted that she had been scheduled to meet Raisi on the sidelines of the United Nations general assembly. She had planned to ask Raisi about the outbreak of protests in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, 22, who was arrested and beaten by “morality police” for violating headscarves. At least 31 people have been taking the streets and the internet to burn their hair and cut their hair.

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