Iran unexpectedly releases ‘Inqlab’ street woman who took off her scarf

January 29, 2018

The woman, 31-year-old, Wida Mowahed stood in the middle of Tehran’s “Inqlab” (revolution) street raising her scarf on a stick and waving it like a flag. (Supplied)

I hope that she will not be harassed or abused by the judicial authorities because of a simple act that is considered her basic and natural right,” she said. The woman, 31-year-old, Wida Mowahed a mother of a 19 month old daughter, stood in the middle of Tehran’s “Inqlab” (revolution) street raising her scarf on a stick and waving it like a flag. A video of the protest was widely shared a three days before the outbreak of the popular protests in Tehran on December 27. After police arrested Mowahed activists initiated a hashtag through social media #Where_is_She.

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2018/01/28/Iran-releases-the-Inqlab-street-girl-after-popular-pressure.html

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