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Unveiled women are okay as long as the Iranian establishment can use them for propaganda purposes.
This is NOT Iran. It is making the rounds on social media. The photo shows the aftermath of a 2016 terrorist attack in Kabul.
Photojournalist Ahmad Halabisaz has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for photographing the protests triggered by the death in custody of #MahsaAmini . He said he didn’t have access to a lawyer. #journalismIsNotAcrime
Unprecedented scenes in Iran: woman sits on top of utility box and cuts her hair in main square in Kerman to protest death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the morality police. People clap their hands and chant “Death to the dictator.” #مهسا_امینی
Tehran tonight: a young woman is walking in a busy street hijabless while defiantly waiving her veil, risking arrest #مهسا_امینی
Humanity at its best Rescuers in Pakistan save a cat’s life amid devastating floods that have affected more than 30 million people
Unveiled school girls in Karaj pushed out a senior education ministry official from their school. #مهسا_امینی