Iran Anti Hijab Protests Iran Sentences 400 People 10 Years In Prison Anti Hijab Protests

Iran Anti-Hijab Protests: Iran’s courts are now sentencing those who participated in anti-hijab protests. Under this, the court in and around Tehran, the capital of Iran, has sentenced 400 people to 10 years in prison for the recent anti-hijab demonstrations. Ali Alghasi Mehr, judicial chief of Tehran province, said the judges had given the right verdict for the “rioters”, The Guardian reported.

More than 14,000 people arrested
Alghasi-Mehr continued, “160 people have been sentenced to between five and 10 years, 80 people to two to five years and 160 people to 2 years.” UN human rights experts have estimated that more than 14,000 people have been arrested in Iran since September 15.

Mahsa Amini’s death and performance
Let us tell you that after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, protests had started all over Iran. Mahsa Amini was allegedly thrashed by the police for not wearing the hijab properly. However, after Mahsa Amini’s death, anti-hijab protests spread like wildfire in Iran and turned into the country’s largest civil uprising.

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner, more than 300 people, including at least 40 children, have been killed in anti-hijab protests in Iran. Iran’s police have used force, even bullets, to stop protesters and demonstrations. At the same time, the Internet has been banned in Iran so that the Hijab demonstration does not spread too much.

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In Iran, the controversy regarding Hijab has been going on continuously for the past several months. The government of Iran has hanged another protester for his involvement in this controversy. Majid Reza Rainward, 23, was hanged just 23 days after his arrest.

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