Iranian throws himself off bridge in French city protesting crackdown

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Mohammad Moradi, 38, was found dead after jumping from a bridge into the River Rhône in the south-east French city of Lyon on Monday before which  he posted on social media an explanation of his act as a protest against the crackdown in Iran following protests over the  death in custody of Mahsa Amini, arrested for an alleged breach of the country’s strict dress code for women.

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French authorities are investigating as suicide the drowning of an Iranian man in the south-eastern city of Lyon who had said on social media he was going to kill himself to draw attention to the protest crackdown in Iran, reports The Guardian.