Representatives of Iran’s supreme leader are urging law enforcement to make public places “unsafe” for women who are “improperly veiled,” sparking widespread criticism from Iranians on social media platforms.
Iranian women wearing protective face masks walk in Darband street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran, Iran June 12, 2020. (Reuters)
Veiled Iranian women wait in a queue to vote at a polling station in Qom during parliamentary elections on March 2, 2012. (AFP)