A woman in Iran has been arrested for dining out without wearing a headscarf. An image of a woman eating out in Iran without a headscarf went viral on social media.
The image showed Donya Rad having what appeared to be breakfast while chatting with a female acquaintance who was also not wearing a hijab in a traditional Tehran restaurant. Talking on Twitter Sister of Women Dina wrote “Yesterday after this photo was published; the security agencies contacted my sister Donya Rad and asked her to give an explanation.”
Today, after appearing where she was told to come, she was arrested. After a few hours of silence, Donya told me in a short call that she was transferred to ward 209 of Evin prison,” she said, referring to a notorious wing of the Tehran jail which is reputedly run by the intelligence ministry.
“Our family is very concerned about her wellbeing,” she added.
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Remember that Iran is a Muslim state and have very strict rule on attire and wearing hijab. In a recent UNO 77TH General Assembly session sidelines, the Iran President cancels an interview with the CNN Journalist for refusing to wear Hijab.
It not only ends here, recently Amini, but a 22-year-old Iranian woman also breathed her last after being arrested by a police unit responsible for forcing Iran’s strict dress code for women. She was taken into custody for not complying with hijab rules.
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