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Iran's anti-hijab protests rage on after woman died in police custody over headscarf violation

Added 09-21-22 01:35:01pm EST - “Anti-hijab protests in Iran continued Tuesday in response to a woman who died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing the headscarf properly.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Iran’s anti-hijab protests rage on after woman died in police custody over headscarf violation”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Anti-hijab protests in Iran continued Tuesday in response to a woman who died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing the headscarf properly.

Women threw their hijabs into a bonfire in Sari, and another woman stood atop a car while holding her burning hijab on a stick in Tehran, according to the BBC.

This is Iran today. A woman proudly burning the most visible symbol of religious dictatorship; compulsory hijab.Hijab police killed #MahsaAmini but now there are millions of Mahsa in Iran who are shouting NO to Forced hijab NO to gender apartheid regime.#مهسا_امینی pic.twitter.com/9tzd9IRwgB

Footage of other protests captured people shouting, “Women, life, freedom” and destroying posters of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei while shouting “Death to the dictator,” CNN reported.

At least seven people, including one member of Iran’s security forces, have been killed in the unrest that entered its fifth day Tuesday, according to multiple outlets.

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