Previews: The Guardian Weekly – October 14, 2022

The cover of the 14 October edition of the Guardian Weekly.

Rebellion in Iran: Inside the 14 October Guardian Weekly

The women and girls facing down Iran’s leaders. Plus: Putin strikes back

For the past few weeks, nationwide protests have gripped Iran after the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who had been detained for breaching Islamic dress codes.

Details of what is happening inside the country remain patchy, but social media footage suggests action has been substantial, resulting in mass arrests and scores of deaths. Yet Iran’s repressive state apparatus has not been able to quell the unrest or diminish the morale of protesters, many of whom are young women and schoolgirls.

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