The Dabigal Blog

Iranian Woman Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Removing Hijab


An Iranian woman has said she’s been sentenced to 20 years in jail for removing her hijab in protest.

According to The Independent, the woman, Shaparak Shajarizadeh, said the reason for her sentence was for “opposing the compulsory hijab” and “waving a white flag of peace in the street.”

The news is yet to be confirmed by Iranian officials, although this wouldn’t be the first time women have been arrested for removing their hijabs.

20 women were reportedly arrested back in February for removing their hijabs in a campaign known as “White Wednesdays.”

Photo Credit: Dreamstime

Related posts

They are all useless people looking for money – Bobrisky blasts those who drew a tattoo in his honour.

Hope Odabi

“Regardless of what I have been through in relationships I will never advise anyone against falling in love” – Nkechi Blessing

Hope Odabi

Vantage Forum 2021 to unlock strategies for building lasting business – Register now

Hope Odabi

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More