Protests against the hijab continue in Iran. Meanwhile, a video is becoming quite viral on social media. In this video, security forces are seen opening fire on the people present at the metro station of Tehran. According to the news agency AFP, people present at the station also include women who are not wearing hijab.
It can be seen in the viral video that suddenly firing starts on the crowd present at the metro station. After which an atmosphere of the stampede is created there. People start falling over each other. At the same time, in another verified video, it has been claimed that the police present without uniforms i.e. in plain clothes started fighting with women who were not wearing hijab. Bullets were also fired at them.
Anti-Hijab protest continues for 2 months
Demonstrations have been taking place in Iran since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Mahsa was arrested by the police on September 13 for not wearing the hijab. He died in police custody on 16 September. After this people took to the streets and started protesting against the mandatory wearing of the hijab. Activists say that 344 people have died in the protests so far. Many youngsters are also involved in this. Around 15,820 people have been arrested.
Why women should be killed because of hijab
The protesting women are demanding that the hijab be made optional instead of mandatory. Do they say that why should they be killed because of the hijab?
Now the fear of a coup increased
The apprehension of a coup has intensified. In such a situation, the top commanders of the Iranian Army Revolutionary Guards have sent their families from the cantonment areas to the safe house. The families are being provided round-the-clock security at an oil company guest house in Tehran. According to sources, these families have been assured that if the demonstrations continue or a coup takes place, they will be safely deported to neighboring Georgia.