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Iran: Human rights lawyer arrested, taken to prison known as ‘hell on earth’ after defending anti-hijab protesters

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No cares if you wear the hijab. No one cares if you wear purple hair, for that matter. But in Iran and elsewhere in the Islamic world, women are forced to wear the hijab, beaten and/or arrested if they don’t. The punishment these courageous women in Iran are now facing is a stunning indictment of the hypocrisy of the evil left in the West, with its World Hijab Day and promotion of the hijab as a “choice.” The real “feminists” are fighting for a fraction, a sliver of the freedoms their Western “sisters” enjoy.

Remember: this is the country the Democrats are fighting for, opposing President Trump’s efforts to stop them from nuclear arming.

“Human rights lawyer is arrested and taken to Iran’s notorious Evin prison known as ‘hell on earth’ after defending anti-hijab protesters,” by George Martin, Mailonline, June 13, 2018:

Iran’s award-winning human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was arrested on Wednesday, her husband said in a Facebook post.

‘A few hours ago Nasrin was arrested at home and transferred to Evin,’ Tehran’s notorious prison where many political prisoners are held, her husband Reza Khandan wrote.

Sotoudeh, 55, one of the few outspoken advocates for human rights in Iran, recently represented several women arrested for protesting against the mandatory wearing of headscarves.

Tehran police said in February that 29 women had been detained for posing in public without their headscarves in the previous weeks.

Khandan’s Facebook message was defiant, saying: ‘I once told interrogators in the interrogating room: “Of all the things the authorities should do for their country, you only know one and that is arresting people.”‘…

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