Protests in Iran spread in 20 cities amid protests against police killing of women breaking hijab rules, killing nine

The BBC reported that the protests in Iran that led to the death of a woman As she was detained by police, accusations of breaking the headscarf rule, known as ‘hijab’, spread in more than 20 cities on Wednesday, September 21. 2022, including the capital Tehran.

Protesters block streets in Tehran on September 21, 2022.

A video clip of the protest was published online. It shows a group of female protesters waving their own headscarves. or set the cloth on fire to show their opposition to the strict hijab rules imposed by the Iranian government. “No head scarf, no turbans. Take freedom and equality,” said protesters in Tehran.

Kurdish rights activists say at least nine people have been killed in the protests, including a 16-year-old boy, after police opened fire on the protesters. But Iranian authorities have yet to confirm the death toll. The government news agency IRNA reported that a police officer was killed during the clashes in Shira. H Tuesday

Demonstrators hold a photo of Mahsa Amini during protests.

Protests broke out in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman from Zaquez. northwest of Iran who was arrested by moral police on her way to Tehran to visit her family by whom she was accused of breaking the law that requires women to wear the hijab.

Amini was later taken to a detention facility for training. She was beaten in the head by an officer without a baton. and hit his head with one of the officer’s cars. Until she was seriously injured, she slept in a coma for 3 days and died on Friday, September 16.

Tehran police denied the attack on Amini and claimed that the 22-year-old had suffered a sudden heart attack. The opposite of Amini’s family who came out to confirm that their daughters are in good health.

Ms Nada Al-Nashif, the United Nations Acting High Commissioner for Human Rights She came out calling on Tuesday for the establishment of an independent investigative committee. to discover the facts about the sound of Amini’s life. she said that her office received substantial video evidence of the violent behavior of Iran’s moral police against women.

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