Curtain ruckus in Iran, protests after the death of 22-year-old woman detained for not wearing hijab

Iranian Women Take Off Hijab to Protest: Hijab row has gained momentum after the death of a 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini was detained by the moral police for not wearing a hijab, after which she died.

ruckus after Mahsa Amini’s death

Amini was a resident of Sakej in Kurdistan. According to a video shared on social media, women protested and raised anti-government slogans at Amini’s funeral in Sakej on Saturday. Police used tear gas shells to disperse the protesters. Behzad Rahimi, a member of parliament from Sakage, told the semi-official ILNA news agency that some people were injured at the funeral. One was admitted to Sakej’s hospital. Kurdish rights group Hangau said 33 people were injured in Sakej.  

Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad has shared a video of a woman cutting her hair on his social media account. She wrote in the tweet, “Iranian women are expressing anger by cutting their hair and burning hijab in protest against the killing of Mahsa Amini by Hijab Police."

Police treating protesters like this

According to state media, authorities have started an investigation into the cause of Amini’s death, but the results of the forensic investigation may take three weeks. The morality police is seen taking action against him. Police are seen pushing and harassing women. 

According to Iran’s Sharia law, women are compelled to cover their hair and wear loose-fitting clothing. Failure to do so is subject to punishment and fine. Let us tell you that in recent months, social workers have intensified the campaign to remove the curtain.

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