Iran: Women Who Took Off Hijabs In Public Face 10 Years In Prison, Severe Prison Abuse

From the Daily Mail:
At least two of the arrested protesters, Narges Hosseini and Shaparak Shajarizadeh, are being charged with 'inciting corruption and prostitution', Amnesty International reports.  

Ms Shajarizadeh was arrested last Wednesday and has reportedly been subjected to beatings in prison. 

Iranian women protesting the compulsory headscarf by taking off their hijab in public could be facing up to a decade in jail for 'inciting prostitution', police has warned.

Authorities in Iran are desperately trying to stem the growing protests across the country against the dress code enforced on women since the Islamic revolution of 1979.

More than 35 women have been arrested in the capital Tehran alone in the past two months, with several reportedly subjected to torture while in custody.  


Risking jail: Shaparak Shajarizadeh, who was arrested last week, is facing charges of 'inciting corruption and prostitution' for taking off her hijab in public  
At least two of the arrested protesters, Narges Hosseini and Shaparak Shajarizadeh, are being charged with 'inciting corruption and prostitution', Amnesty International reports. 
Ms Shajarizadeh was arrested last Wednesday and has reportedly been subjected to beatings in prison. [...]

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