In Syrian North, Women Protest over Death of Iran’s Amini

Kurdish groups have controlled swathes of north and northeastern Syria since the early days of the Syrian war, establishing autonomy as President Bashar al-Assad – an ally of Iran – sought to put down rebellions elsewhere in Syria. “We support the protests and uprisings in Iran,” said Arwa al-Saleh, a member of the Kongra Star women’s rights organization that called for the protest.