Protests in Iran: women set fire to the veil during an anti-hijab demonstration

  • David Gretten and Oliver Slough
  • BBC

5 hours ago

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On Monday, a woman set her hijab on fire during a protest in Tehran

Female protesters took center stage in Iran after some of them set fire to their veils during an anti-hijab demonstration, as part of escalating protests over Mahsa Amini’s death.

Demonstrations continue in the country for the fifth consecutive night. It has spread to several cities.

Mahsa died in hospital on Friday after staying there for 3 days and was in a coma after being transferred from the detention facility.

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