After a video of a lady implementing hijab guidelines quarreling with a feminine bus rider grew to become viral, IRGC affiliated Fars information mentioned the hijab violator has been arrested.
The video began circulating on social media on Saturday, a couple of days after Iranian ladies launched a marketing campaign in opposition to the obligatory Islamic costume code, or hijab.
Within the video a lady absolutely coated by an extended, black ‘chador’ – which is typical of the supporters of the Islamic Republic – is seen shouting at a lady who had unveiled in a transit bus. The quarrel grew to become so frantic that different passengers intervened and kicked the hijab enforcer out of the bus. She was additionally recording the incident and threatening the hijab-protester to ship it to the Revolutionary Guards.
Some folks on social media specific doubt that police has been in a position to establish the hijab challenger in a matter of hours, and so they regard the information by the Fars as solely a tactic to frighten folks whose assist for anti-hijab protests are rising.
In one other video launched this week, a person began berating a couple of teenage women who had eliminated their hijab at a subway station in Tehran, however different folks got here to assist and despatched the offended man away.
Nevertheless, Iran has began arresting ladies who participated within the nationwide civil disobedience marketing campaign in opposition to the obligatory Islamic costume code this week.
On July 12, following a name by ladies’s rights activists for civil disobedience with the hashtag of ‘No2Hijab’ social media exploded with dozens of movies and images of ladies unveiling in public.