RRE/RL, Iranian Protests Spread Over Morality Police Crackdowns, 18 July 2023. “Masses of demonstrators are turning out throughout Iran, where some are shouting down police enforcement of strict religious dress codes for women. The country’s so-called morality police have resumed patrols after keeping a low profile amid nationwide outrage following the death of an Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini, in September 2022 in police custody. She had been charged with not wearing a head scarf, or hijab, properly.”

Iran International, Famous Iranian Actress Gets Jail Time For Defying Hijab, 19 July 2023 “A court in Iran has sentenced an actress to four months in a remote prison and banned her from acting and social media activity for two years due to her rejection of hijab.”


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