Hijab

Unveiling Injustice and Repression in the Islamic Republic: The Case of Armita

Armita Geravand, born on April 2, 2006, and tragically passing away on October 28, 2023, was an Iranian girl who found herself hospitalized on October 1, 2023, following an incident within the Tehran ...

Narges Mohammadi: Anti-hijab activist in Iran is now a Nobel laureate

A courageous Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2023 for her relentless efforts in championing the cause of freedom and women’s rights in Iran....

The Tragedy of Innocent Young Lives Lost in the Iranian Revolution Protests

During this transformative and profound time, the world witnessed a powerful and ongoing movement in Iran—the protests of the Iranian Revolution. These incidents left me completely shocked and with an...

Iran: More executions, more protests in Iran, UK and everywhere. Silence is inhuman, unethical and self-defeating

Submitted by Maryam Namazie. For more information, please contact her at: m.namazie@onelawforall.org.uk. On 7 January, Iran executed another two young men on charges of ‘spreading corruption on earth’...

Iranian Teens Arrested for Gathering and Wearing an ‘Unsuitable Hijab’

Following the public release of a video showing a playful gathering of young people on one of Shiraz’s main streets, the city’s governor declared that ten persons had been detained in conn...

‘Improper’ Hijab on Statue Sparks Upset

According to reports, the statue, which was recently put in one of Gorgan’s streets in Iran, has been removed for some repairs and will be reinstalled with some adjustments soon. Some defenders ...

Iranian Police Arrest Woman for Improper Hijab

The posting of a video depicting the inhumane treatment of a girl by Iranian police has sparked a social media storm. The video shows the woman being arrested, as police used a hook and tools for hunt...

Iranian women protest the obligatory hijab

In early December 2017, Vida Movahed, known as ‘the Girl of Enghelab Street’ stood on a Junction box in Tehran’s Enghelab Street without a veil and lifted her white scarf to protest compulsory v...