Iranian woman sent to prison for removing headscarf

Israel National News reports: “An Iranian woman who removed her obligatory Islamic headscarf out of protest in December said Monday she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, The Associated Press reported.

The woman, Shapark Shajarizadeh, posted on her personal website that she had been jailed for ‘opposing the compulsory hijab’ and ‘waving a white flag of peace in the street.’

There was no immediate comment from Iranian officials…”

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