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Activists posting this image of Vida Movahed, the brave woman who took off her scarf in public during #IranProtests in Tehran's Enghelab (Revolution) Avenue. She was arrested & has disappeared. Demands are raised from #Iran officials about her whereabouts.
Help spread the word.
Amnesty has called for #Iran to 'immediately and unconditionally release' Vida Movahed.
#Where_Is_She
amnesty.org/en/documents/m…
#VidaMovahed, known in #Iran as the "Enghelab Avenue Girl," risked her life to be the voice of all the oppressed women under the mullahs' misogynist and reactionary rule.
Join us in raising our voice: #Where_Is_She
#HappeningNow #BREAKING
Jan 29 - Tehran, #Iran
Activists reporting apparently another brave woman taking off her scarf in public, possibly in the same location where #VidaMovahed staged her protest to compulsory hijab.
#IranProtests are continuing, despite regime's crackdown.
#HappeningNow #BREAKING
Jan 29 - Tehran, #Iran
Another image of apparently the latest brave woman taking off her scarf in public, possibly in the same location where #VidaMovahed staged her protest to compulsory hijab.
#IranProtests are continuing, despite regime's crackdown.
Jan 29 - Tehran, #Iran
More images of brave young women protesting compulsory hijab laws.
This is the capital's Ferdowsi Square.
#IranProtests continue.
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Tehran, #Iran
More images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
#IranProtests continue.
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Tehran, #Iran
More images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
Activists are calling them "The Girls of Enghelab Avenue," as their numbers are escalating.
#IranProtests continue.
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Tehran, #Iran
More images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
She is being described as the sixth "Girl of Enghelab Avenue."
#IranProtests continue.
(Thread)
Tehran, #Iran
Activists posting more images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws in different areas of the capital.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
#IranProtests continue.
(Thread)
Tehran, #Iran
Activists posting more images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws in different areas of the capital.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
#IranUprising will continue.
(Thread)
Jan 29 - Tehran, #Iran
Seyed Khandan Avenue
Activists posting more images of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws in different areas of the capital.
They no longer fear the repressive regime.
#IranProtests continue.
(Thread)
Isfahan, central #Iran
Towhid Avenue
Activists posting footage of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws in different cities
They no longer fear the repressive regime
#IranProtests continue (Thread)
@realDonaldTrump @VP @nikkihaley @PoliticalShort @FranTownsend @GaetaSusan
Even #Iran's young little girls are joining the campaign.
#IranProtests continue.
#Iran
Activists posting more footage of brave women protesting compulsory hijab laws in different cities
They no longer fear the repressive regime
#IranProtests continue (Thread)
@realDonaldTrump @VP @nikkihaley @PoliticalShort @FranTownsend @GaetaSusan @PoliticalShort
Jan 29 - Tehran, #Iran
Activists are posting this image of Nargis Hosseini, who bravely took off her scarf in public to protest compulsory hijab, moments prior to her arrest.
She must not be held in detention similar to #VidaMovahed.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continue.
Activists are posting this drawing of #VidaMovahed & other #GirlsOfEnglelabStreet showing how #IranProtests will continue.
Activists posting this video expressing the plight of #Iran's brave women.
"I am the bursting volcano"
"My heart beats w/ the anger of thousands"
"I am half of this world, I shout that I can"
"Under their chains, I am today's revenge"
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt #GirlsOfEnglelabStreet
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Intersection of Rasht St. & Vali Asr St.
Two brave women take off their headscarves protesting compulsory hijab laws.
#IranUprising #IranProtests continue.
Activist posting image from Bandar Abbas, S #Iran, where people are seen hanging white scarves in solidarity with #GirlsOfRevolutionSt.
#IranUprising continues.
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Intersection of Enghelab St. & Quds St.
Another brave woman (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) takes off her headscarf protesting compulsory hijab laws. They no longer fear the oppressive regime.
#IranUprising continue.
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Intersection of Enghelab St. & Tehran University
Another brave woman (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) takes off her headscarf protesting compulsory hijab laws. They no longer fear the oppressive regime.
#IranUprising continue.
Tehran, #Iran
A young man, dubbed the "Boy of Revolution St," joins the anti-compulsory hijab campaign. When asked his name he answers, "My name is your name."
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#IranUprising continues.
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Saei Park
Another brave woman (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) takes off her headscarf protesting compulsory hijab laws. They no longer fear the oppressive regime.
#IranUprising continues.
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Another brave woman (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) takes off her headscarf protesting compulsory hijab laws. The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#IranUprising continues.
Activists are posting this video saying #Iran's #GirlsOfRevolutionSt are multiplying in numbers. The regime can't oppress this growing movement.
#GirlsOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
#HappeningNow
Jan 30 - Tehran, #Iran
Outside the city theater
More brave women (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) taking off their headscarves & protesting compulsory hijab laws. The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
Tehran, #Iran
Khomeini Int'l Airport
This German tourist takes off her headscarf, expressing support for the anti-compulsory hijab movement. The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet #GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#IranUprising continues.
Tehran, #Iran
Taleghani St.
Another brave woman (#GirlsOfRevolutionSt) taking off her headscarf & protesting compulsory hijab laws. The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
Kermanshah, W #Iran
A brave young man expresses his support of Iranian women protesting compulsory hijab laws.
The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
Jan 31 - Ardabil, NW #Iran
Activists posting video of a brave woman walking in public & broad daylight without the compulsory hijab, protesting the regime's unjust laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt #GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
Jan 30 - Mashhad, NE #Iran
Activists posting video of a young woman protesting the regime's unjust compulsory hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt #GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
This young man is expresses his support of #Iran'ian women protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
The regime can no longer oppress this growing movement.
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
#Iran's anti-compulsory #hijab campaign knows no age. A brave old woman shows how this movement is growing and how the ruling regime is in its final days.
BRAVO! BRAVO!
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranUprising continues.
And this is the response from #Iran's regime to the anti-compulsory #hijab protests.
You be the judge...
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#GirlOfEnghelabStreet
#IranProtests #IranUprising continues.
Feb 1 - Tehran, #Iran
Authorities station numerous police vehicles at the site where the first #GirlOfEnghelabStreet protested compulsory #hijab.
#GirlsOfRevolutionSt
#IranProtests #IranUprising continues.
#Iran activists are posting this video of six brave women taking off their headscarves in public, protesting the mullahs' compulsory #Hijab laws.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continue.
#HappeningNow
Feb 2 - Tehran, #Iran
Imam Ali Highway
Four more brave women seen taking off their headscarves in public & showing victory signs, protesting the mullahs' unjust compulsory #Hijab laws.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continue.
@Gill_Leighton @GaetaSusan @FranTownsend
Feb 3 - Marivan, W #Iran
Brave woman seen taking off their headscarf in public, protesting the mullahs' unjust compulsory #Hijab laws.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continue.
The work of Gunduz Agayev from Azerbaijan in support of #Iran'ian women protesting compulsory #hijab laws, rattling the very pillars of the mullahs' rule.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continues.
Feb 4 - Karaj, W of Tehran, #Iran
Another brave women takes off her headscarf in public, protesting the regime's compulsory #hijab laws.
#IranProtests #IranUprising continue.
#Iran
Activists say the difference between brave women who protest compulsory #hijab laws & such pro-regime figures is that these people cover their faces & are escorted by the same government vehicles that arrest those brave women.
#IranianProtests will continue.
Mashhad, NE #Iran
Video shows activist throwing cards into the public reading:
"Girl Of Enghelab St. is not one person. We are all Girls of Enghelab St."
#IranProtests continue.
In an utterly desperate effort by #Iranian officials against women taking off their head-scarves, authorities have literally jailed this utility box to prevent #Iran's women from climbing it to protest compulsory #hijab laws.
I literally have no words to explain this...
This "jailed" utility box clearly shows how terrified the #Iranian regime is of increasing #IranProtests, seen in one way of women opposing compulsory #hijab laws.
@LindaFrum @Gill_Leighton @FranTownsend @Najat_AlSaeed @DebbieAAldrich @GaetaSusan @GoogleExpertUK @EvaDuranRamos
#HappeningNow
Feb 15 - Tehran, #Iran
Enghelab (Revolution) Street
Another brave #Iranian woman protests compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet #IranProtests
Feb 15 - Tehran, #Iran
Enghelab (Revolution) Street
Footage shows authorities arresting another brave #Iranian woman protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet #IranProtests
Feb 15 - Tehran, #Iran
Enghelab (Revolution) Street
More footage of authorities arresting another brave #Iranian woman, Azam Jangrudi, after protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet #IranProtests
Feb 15 - Tehran, #Iran
Azam Jangrudi is the latest #Iranian woman protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet #IranianProtests
For those unfamiliar with #Iran's regime
This mullah's comment about the latest #Iranian woman protesting compulsory #hijab reads:
"The likes of this girl we'll send to Mashhad & gift-wrap to our Iraqi brothers with just $7... this is what Iranian girls deserve"
You be the judge
Feb 16 - Ahvaz, SW #Iran
Another brave woman protests compulsory #hijab laws by walking without a headscarf in public.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests continue.
Feb 17 - #Iran
Reports indicate Azam Jangravi, arrested for protesting compulsory #hijab laws, has been released.
#FreeAllProtesters
#IranProtests will continue.
#Iran
Leyla Mirghafari (#لیلا_میرغفاری) is seen here with a broken lg as authorities resorted to using force during her arrest.
#IranProtests will continue.
#BREAKING
Feb 21 - Tehran, #Iran
Another #GirlOfEnghelabStreet was arrested today after bravely protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#IranProtests
Tehran, #Iran
This is how terrified authorities are of brave women climbing utility boxes & taking off their headscarves to protest compulsory #hijab.
Welding a sloped roof on the utility box to prevent anyone from standing on top of it.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 22 - Tehran, #Iran
Authorities are welding sloped roofs on utility boxes to prevent #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet from climbing up & taking off their headscarves to protest compulsory #hijab.
#IranProtests
#Iran
More scenes of state police resorting to force against another brave woman taking off her headscarf in public & protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
#Iran
The exact moment when a member of the state police pushed off another brave woman taking off her headscarf in public & protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 22 - Tehran, #Iran
This brave woman stands in the face of state police refusing to obey any unjust orders & continues her protest against compulsory #hijab.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 22 - Tehran, #Iran
Activists are posting this video to identify the police officer who shoved this brave woman to the ground as she continued her protest against compulsory #hijab.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 22 - Tehran, #Iran
Bystanders were able to stand against the police and free this brave woman who protested compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 22 - Tehran, #Iran
Activists are posting the still image of this police officer who shoved a brave woman to the ground as she was protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Nasrin Sotudeh: Shaparak Shajarizadeh (R), who protested compulsory #hijab in Tehran's Gheytarieh St., has been beaten in custody.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Activists are reporting the police officer who shoved off the latest #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet women protesting compulsory #hijab has been identified as "Ali Akbar Gharaee."
#IranProtests
Activists are posting this image (unverified) of #Iran's #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet protesting compulsory #hijab laws, emphasizing #IranProtests will continue.
Image of #Iran's latest #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet wounded during her interrogation.
More reason for #IranProtests
#Iran
Elderly woman seen taking off her headscarf and protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
Feb 23 - Isfahan, central #Iran
Friday prayer imam says #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet protesting compulsory #hijab are "hypocrites" & worse than "disbelievers."
He calls for repressive measures, saying they should be arrested & not easily released.
More reason for #IranProtests.
#Iran activists posting this image of a utility box where authorities first had sleep tops welded to prevent #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet climbing & protesting compulsory #hijab, & now people have provided a new structure to counter their measures.
#IranProtests in all shapes & forms
This cartoon vividly shows how #Iran's authorities have to prevent not only #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet but all #IranProtests from establishing on any utility box, rooftop and/or street of this country.
Hamraz Sadeghi (#همراز_صادقی) climbed a utility box near Tehran's Ferdowsi Square protesting #Iran's compulsory #hijab laws. She was pushed off by plainclothes agents, broke her leg & was subsequently arrested.
#GirlsOfRevolutionStreet
#IranProtests
One of the three men who prepared this platform for #Iran's #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet says wherever such women take off their headscarf people should protect them from anyone trying to push them down.
#IranProtests
Feb 25 - Mashhad, NE #Iran
Another #GirlsOfRevolutionStreet seen here protesting compulsory #hijab laws.
#IranProtests
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