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Iran president’s wife denies UN findings that protesters were killed in turmoil after Mahsa Amini’s death

In a new interview, the wife of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi repeated claims by her country’s officials that the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini last fall was the result of a preexisting illness — which Amini’s family vigorously disputes, believing instead that she was beaten in custody after being arrested by Iran’s notorious morality police for not wearing her hijab properly.

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