Women in conservative region of Iran join Mahsa Amini protests | Iran

Written by on December 3, 2022

Black-clad women in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province have joined nationwide protests on Friday sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, in what a rights group called a rare move in the staunchly conservative region.

Videos online showed dozens of women on the streets of the provincial capital, Zahedan, holding banners that declared “Woman, life, freedom” – one of the main slogans of the protest movement that erupted in mid-September.

“Whether with hijab or without it, onwards to revolution,” women dressed in body-covering chadors . . .

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