Tehran: Protests against hijab escalate in Iran School children were reported to have resumed protests. A video appeared on social media of a group of children throwing stones and bottles at the officer who came to convince the children to take off their hijab at a school in Karaj. The students send the officer back with shameful cries about you.
In the eastern city of Shiraz, dozens of schoolgirls blocked traffic and took to the streets on Monday in a protest against the hijab. The protest consisted of taking off the hijab and waving it in the air. There are reports of female students taking part in protests in the northwestern cities of Saqqez and Sanandaj, as well as in the capital, Tehran. According to reports, children who called Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khamenei dictator took off their hijab and protested in front of his photo.