In light of the recent protests that swept Iran at the beginning of the year, calling for the removal of the country’s theocratic regime lead by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian women have hopped on the bandwagon and are demanding their basic rights.
Today is another #WhiteWednesdays. This Wednesday, as we energetically oppose compulsory veil, we also think about the #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet and their male supporters who are in prison. Despite the authorities' heavy-handedness, this movement is not going anywhere. pic.twitter.com/VuRhxU3J1B— masih alinejad (@AlinejadMasih) February 28, 2018
Yesterday, a brave student at University of Mazandaran (Iran) who removed her compulsory veil and waved it in the air was warned by the university administration. Today, the administration issued an official condemnation of her "disrespectful" behaviour #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet pic.twitter.com/dfcJyCbv1g— masih alinejad (@AlinejadMasih) March 9, 2018