This brave woman challenges a cleric in front of him. The cleric tells her that she’d get arrested because her hijab is not appropriate. She storms off and completely removes her hijab in front of the cleric while standing her ground (With English subtitles)#MyCameraIsMyWeapon pic.twitter.com/IBG6xdM5Hl
— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) August 17, 2018
“Courageous moment brave Iranian woman confronts a cleric after he told her to ‘fix her hijab’ or she’ll get arrested,” by Sam Lock, Mailonline, August 17, 2018:
Provocative footage has emerged of the moment a Muslim woman challenges a cleric who ordered her to fix her hijab on a public street in Iran.
The man can be seen telling the woman to ‘fix your hijab or I’ll get you arrested’ when the woman bravely rips the veil off her head in anger and walks away.
The Facebook group My Stealthy Freedom, which uploaded the video on Friday, described the cleric’s behaviour as ‘humiliating and arrogant’.
‘This is the wrong culture that has been telling women for forty years now. Those who want to conquer women always betray the concept of struggle and freedom,’ the caption reads.
Provocative footage has emerged of the moment a Muslim woman (pictured) challenges a cleric who ordered her to fix her hijab on a public street in Iran
Iranian law for the last four decades has dictated that women must cover their heads in public, with failure to do so a jailable offence.
However, there is a growing movement of people in Iran who oppose the laws that make it mandatory for women to wear veils.
The My Stealthy Freedom group encourages women to practice daily civil disobedience and to protest patiently and respectfully.
They aim to film and hold those to account for their ‘ugly’ behaviour.
‘If you are offended, film their ugly behavior. Let them publish their own responsibility for the ugliness of their behavior,’ the group says….