Iranian women remove hijab to protest government treatment of women

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Women for Iran staged a protest against their government, walking in public places without a hijab.

The protest took place on July 12 and was documented around the world. social media women using the hashtags #WalkingUnveiled and #No2Hijab.

One news outlet, Iran International, showed several videos showing women not wearing the hijab in public places in their cities.

Iran has mandatory auction laws and women are sent to jail for protesting a law requiring women to wear the hijab in public.

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Schoolgirls wave Iranian flags during a ceremony marking the 33rd anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's return from exile at the Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran.  1, 2012.

Schoolgirls wave Iranian flags during a ceremony marking the 33rd anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s return from exile at the Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran. 1, 2012.
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“My dear Islamic Republic, I am celebrating National Hijab and Decency Day,” one woman jokingly said in the video.

According to one video, another woman protested mandatory laws by playing sports in a city park without a hijab.

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Lisa Daftari, editor-in-chief of the website Foreign Desk, documented the growing unrest in Iran this year and told Fox News Digital: “The women of Iran are showing courage in telling the world about their disenfranchisement. jail time and harsh penalties for posting their faces on social media with a message to the regime: they’ve had enough.”

She continued: “This latest women’s movement is another group of frustrated Iranians taking to the streets to tell their story… you have leaders calling on President Biden to put pressure on Saudi Arabia on human rights, but those same leaders aren’t telling.” The president is promoting human rights at the negotiating table with Iran. Human rights are not a matter of political expediency. Iranian women demand support.”

According to Radio Free Europefunded by the US government, at least one woman was arrested during a protest after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps saw a video of her without a hijab.

The video, according to the publication, shows how a woman rides a bus without a hijab and was confronted by another woman who threatened to send the video of the woman to Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi comments on the Vienna nuclear deal talks as part of the celebrations for the 43rd anniversary of the Iranian revolution in Iran.  September 11, 2022 Photo: Iranian Presidency/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi comments on the Vienna nuclear deal talks as part of the celebrations for the 43rd anniversary of the Iranian revolution in Iran. September 11, 2022 Photo: Iranian Presidency/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The nationwide protest began after Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi issued a decree in July aimed at enforcing a mandatory hijab law, which states that any woman caught breaking the law will not be allowed into banks, public transport or government offices. . report.