An Iranian couple in their early 20s has been sentenced by a court to 10 years and six months in prison after filming and posting a video of dancing romantically.
According to human rights activists, a video of the Iranian couple dancing on the street gets viral on social media. Astiyazh Haghighi, 21, and her fiance, Amir Mohammad Ahmadi, 22, were convicted of “promotion of impurity and indecency, assembly and collusion against national security, and propaganda against the regime,” according to the Human Rights Activists News Agency, the media platform of a human rights group in Iran.
“On 1st November 2022, security forces arrested this couple violently at their home in Tehran,” the agency wrote, adding that Haghighi was moved to a women’s prison in Varamin County.
The video of the couple dancing in front of Tehran’s Azadi Tower had gone viral before their arrest, the group said.
According to a foreign media agency, an Iranian court convicted the couple for promoting nudity, corruption, and propaganda. The couple had also been banned from using social media for two years, and they had also been asked to leave the country.
Last year in September Masha Amini who is just 22, three days after falling into a coma following her arrest by Iran’s notorious morality police over an alleged breach of the Islamic republic’s strict dress code for women. Masha Amini in Iran has been arrested for dining out without wearing a headscarf. After her death in Police Custody A fire and clashes erupted at Iran’s Capital Tehran’s Evin prison as the protest movement sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death.
Remember that Iran is a Muslim state and has a very strict rule on attire and wearing a hijab. Last year On a UNO 77TH General Assembly session sidelines, the Iran President cancels an interview with the CNN Journalist for refusing to wear Hijab.
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