In an effort to curb the growing number of women who don’t adhere to strict dress codes, Iranian authorities have installed cameras in public places.
If someone is found to be in violation of Iran’s hijab regulations, they will be sent “warning texts messages about the consequences”, according to police in Iran .
According to the police statement made by the Mizan news agency of the judiciary and other state media, the move is meant to “prevent resistance against the hijab laws”.
The opposition spreads insecurity and tarnishes Iran’s spiritual image.
Since the September death of a 22 year-old Kurdish woman in custody by the morality police, a growing number of Iranian women are removing their veils.
Mahsa was detained after he allegedly violated the hijab rules.
Her death sparked massive protests across the country and violent responses from security forces.
Last month, the Interior Ministry stated that the veil was “one the civilisational foundations” of Iran and “one the practical principles” of the Islamic Republic and would not be retreated from the matter.
Iran’s Islamic Sharia law, which was enacted after the 1979 revolution, requires women to cover their hair and wear loose, long clothes to hide their bodies. Violators are subject to public rebuke and fines, as well as arrest.
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Two women from Iran were caught in a shop without covering their hair and had yoghurt placed over them by a man.
Social media users went wild for the CCTV footage of the “yoghurt attack”, which was believed to have occurred in Shandiz, northeast Iran.