Tagged: Hijab

Iran: Release women’s rights defenders detained for peacefully protesting against forced veiling

Source: Amnesty International     Iranian authorities must stop harassing, arresting and imprisoning women’s rights defenders peacefully protesting against Iran’s degrading and discriminatory forced veiling laws, and release those detained on this basis immediately...

ULTRACONSERVATIVE AYATOLLAH RAISES ALARM OVER ‘DANGER’ TO HIJAB

Source: RadioFarda Ahmad Alamolhoda, the ultraconservative Friday Prayer leader of Mashhad in northeastern Iran, says some people are trying to undermine the importance of compulsory hijab, the head to toe cover for women. Speaking during...