Iran protests raise pressure on state

By Parisa Hafezi
Updated September 28 2022 - 9:43pm, first published 9:39pm
Mahsa Amini's death has drawn widespread international condemnation. (AP PHOTO)

Iranian riot police have deployed in Tehran's main squares to confront people chanting "death to the dictator" as nationwide protests over the death of young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini in police custody piled pressure on authorities.