Just as Iran launched its first attack on Israel , the country began a new wave of domestic crackdown on the veil, ordering police in several cities to take to the streets to arrest women accused of violating strict Islamic rules on wearing it. of the veil .

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“Starting from today, the police in Tehran and other cities will take measures against those who violate the hijab law,” Tehran police chief Abbasali Mohammadian said on TV, as hundreds of police flooded the streets of the cities arresting women who they felt were dressed inappropriately.

Morality police vans had largely disappeared from the streets since last year after for months, in a demonstration of promptly repressed civil disobedience, many women went around without veils in public following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini , who died in police custody after being arrested for not wearing the hijab properly.


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