Iranian woman arrested after removing headscarf for ‘encouraging prostitution

Iranian woman arrested after removing headscarf for ‘encouraging prostitution

A protesting Iranian woman was sentenced to ten years in prison for “encouraging prostitution” after removing her hijab.

Mahsa Peyravi, 25, of Tehran, was seized by security forces on October 17 after she removed her headscarf and waved it above her head at Mirdamad Boulevard in Iran's capital
The 25th of December saw the indictment of Mahsa Peyravi, 25 years old, by Branch 15 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court.

The court found her guilty of “encouraging corruption and prostitution” and “assembling and conspiring.”

Ms. Peyravi was apprehended by security forces on October 17 after she removed her headscarf and raised it above her head on Tehran’s Mirdamad Boulevard.

Mahsa Peyravi, 25 years old, was apprehended by security forces on October 17 after removing her headscarf and raising it above her head on Tehran’s Mirdamad Boulevard.

After the gruesome death of Mahsa Amini, Anti Iran protests have been held in many parts of the world. Pictured: Protestors take part in an anti-Iran demonstration on December 24, 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey

After Mahsa Amini’s terrible death, anti-Iran demonstrations have taken place in many parts of the world. On December 24, 2022, in Istanbul, Turkey, protesters participate in an anti-Iran demonstration.

The head of Branch 15 is the notorious judge Abolqasem Salavati, who human rights and political activists have dubbed “Iran’s Hanging Judge.”

Women burned their headscarves in Kurdish-controlled north-east Syria. Protests have spread across the Middle East and the West since the death of Mahsa Amini

Once, he presided over the execution of Mohsen Amiraslani, a man who had portrayed Jonah and the Whale as a fictional morality story.

Three days later, Ms. Peyravi was released on bail after posting a bond of IRR 2.5 billion (£50,000). The verdict is provisional and appealable.

The deadly beating of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini by morality police for wearing her hijab ‘improperly’ sparked protests in Iran on September 16.

In the Kurdish-controlled north-east of Syria, women torched their headscarves. Since the passing of Mahsa Amini, protests have spread throughout the Middle East and the West.

According to credible estimates, at least 469 protestors have been slain, and 39 are at risk of execution or death sentences.

It is estimated that 18,210 demonstrators have been arrested.

Following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, a large number of individuals throughout the Middle East and the West have participated in protests to burn their headscarves.

The Islamic republic is under intense pressure from the West to cease the carnage.

After decades of social and political repression, the demonstrators claim to be fed up and deny having any foreign objective.

83-year-old supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ruled Iran for more than three decades. Protesters in Tehran have chanted “Death to the tyrant” during the demonstrations.

 

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