Hijab case: America imposed sanctions on Iran, so far 17 people have died

Here a young woman named Mahsa Amini was arrested a few days ago because she was not wearing a hijab properly. After this arrest, the girl died in the police station itself.

Women during an anti-hijab demonstration in Iran

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Hijab on the matter now America took strict action on Iran there religious police And the officials of other government agencies have been banned on Thursday. Let us tell you that here a young woman named Mehsa Amini was arrested a few days ago because she was not wearing a hijab properly. After this arrest, the girl died in the police station itself. After this incident, protests are taking place in many places in Iran. anti-hijab movement Along with Iran, women from many countries are also joining in and supporting it on social media.

So far 17 people have died during the protests and clashes with the security forces. After the arrival of this news, a ban has been imposed from America. The Finance Ministry’s Office of Foreign Assets Control also named officials from the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security, security forces and other law enforcement agencies for sanctions that would deny them access to their properties and bank accounts in the US.

regularly commit violence

“These officers oversee organizations that regularly engage in violence to suppress peaceful protesters and members of Iranian civil society, political dissidents, women’s rights activists and members of the Iranian Bahá’í community,” the finance ministry said in a release. .’ The case began when Iran’s religious police detained 22-year-old Mahsa Amini last week, saying she had not covered her hair properly with a hijab. Amini had fallen in a police station and died three days later.

worse off

The ongoing unrest in Iran has reached its worst in several years and nothing is yet clear, as protesters angered by social repression and escalating crises in the country continue to face security and paramilitary forces in at least a dozen cities. Is. “Unfortunately, 17 protesters and police officers have lost their lives in these incidents (of protests),” the presenter said. He said the official figures would be released later.

Widespread restrictions continued on Instagram and WhatsApp used by protesters to inform others about the government’s action on the protests. The authorities seem to have taken this step to prevent these incidents from reaching the outside world, while social activists say that the government always takes such steps in times of unrest.

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