More than 300 people have died during protests in Iran since
September 19, 2022, Commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
(IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier-General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said,
trend reports referring to Mehr News
The commander of IRGC noted that a lot of problems have arisen
in the country as a result of protests.
The protests in Iranian cities are ongoing, prompted by the
death of a 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, allegedly after
being beaten by Iran's morality police while in custody for
violating the strict hijab-wearing rules. Amini's death on
September 16 triggered mass protests in Iran several days
Hijab was made mandatory for women in Iran shortly after the
country's 1979 revolution. Women who break the strict dress code
risk being arrested by Iran's morality police. Based on the dress
code, women are required to fully cover their hair in public and
wear long, loose-fitting clothes.
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