Iran. Massive protests after the death of the 22-year-old. The women are burning their hijabs

Iran. Massive protests after the death of the 22-year-old. The women are burning their hijabs
Iran. Massive protests after the death of the 22-year-old. The women are burning their hijabs
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In Iran, protests continue after the death of the 22-year-old, who was detained by the morality police. During the nationwide demonstrations against the Ayatollahs’ rule, Iranian women publicly burn their hijabs. On the Internet, they post videos showing them cutting their hair. As a result of clashes with the police, more than 30 people may have lost their lives – report the media.

Demonstrations after the death of 22-year-old Mahasa Amini have already reached 16 out of 31 provinces of the country. There have been fights in Tehran between the Iranian police and anti-government protesters, the BBC reported.

One of the people told the station that the area around it was like a battlefield. Protests that they last the seventh day and are also held in many other cities.

There are conflicting reports of the number of people who died during the crackdown on the protests. State media reported the deaths of 17, including security personnel, but Kurdish human rights groups say In western Iran alone, 15 protesters were killed.

The IranHumanRights account said that “officials admit to at least 17 deaths and independent sources say about 36. The death toll is expected to increase. ”

The authorities are trying to limit access to the Internetto counteract the proliferation of demonstrations. Social media users inform each other about the protests.

“The Iranians are fed up. The regime does not want the world to see free people take to the streets to demonstrate,” wrote one Twitter user.

About another of the protests, during which there were, inter alia, to burn the hijab, informed the surfer. “The young woman on top of the car took off her headscarf and cut her hair. Protesters chant ‘death to the dictator’,” he said.

The family accused the officers of violence against the detained girl

Mahsa Amini, 22, was arrested last week by the morality police over a headgear. According to the officers, it did not cover her hair sufficiently. Woman after arrest she fell into a coma and died in the hospital.

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The first protest began in front of the hospital in Tehran, shortly after the confirmation of the death of the 22-year-old. The family accused the state officials for violence against women. Authorities pointed to her heart problems. According to the services, they were supposed to lead to a coma.

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The family denies that Mahsa suffered from cardiovascular problems.

According to Sharia law, which was introduced in Iran in 1979, women are expected to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to conceal their figure. Citizens sthose who object to it may be reprimanded, fined or arrested.

mbl / ac / Polsatnews.pl

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Tags: Iran Massive protests death #22yearold women burning hijabs

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