Death of Neda Agha-Soltan

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The shooting of Neda Agha-Soltan (Persian: ندا آقاسلطان – Nedâ Âghâ-Soltân; 23 January 1983 – 20 June 2009), which resulted in her death during the 2009 Iranian election protests, drew worldwide attention. Agha-Soltan, a student of philosophy, was participating in the protests with her music teacher, and was walking back to her car when she was fatally shot in the chest.