Two hijab-less Iranian women arrested after man attacks them with yoghurt

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Watch: Man pours yoghurt implicit unveiled pistillate successful Iran shop

Two women person been arrested successful Iran aft being attacked with yoghurt, seemingly for not covering their hairsbreadth successful public.

In the video, which went viral, 2 pistillate customers are approached by the man, who begins talking to them.

He past takes what appears to beryllium a bucket of yoghurt from a support and angrily throws it implicit their heads.

Iran's judiciary said the 2 women person been detained for showing their hair, which is amerciable successful Iran.

The antheral has besides been arrested for disturbing the nationalist order, it added.

The arrests travel months of protests successful the state demanding an extremity to the compulsory wearing of the hijab (headscarf).

The footage shows the women successful the shop, waiting to beryllium served by a subordinate of staff. A antheral who looks to beryllium passing by past walks successful to face them.

After helium speaks, helium repeatedly attacks them with yoghurt. The attacker is past pushed retired of the store by the shopkeeper.

Arrest warrants were issued and the 3 were subsequently arrested, the judiciary's Mizan quality bureau reported.

It added that "necessary notices" person been issued to the proprietor of the store to guarantee compliance with the law.

Not wearing the hijab successful nationalist is amerciable for women successful Iran. But choler and vexation with the instrumentality person driven dissent successful Iranian society.

Protests dispersed crossed the Islamic Republic successful September pursuing the decease of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old pistillate detained by morality constabulary successful Tehran for allegedly wearing her hijab "improperly".

The protests widened, but they remained rooted successful the contented of the hijab.

Thousands person been arrested and four protesters person been executed since December. But the authorities amusement nary motion of relenting.

One hardline Iranian MP, Hossein Ali Haji Deligani, has issued an ultimatum to the judiciary to travel up with measures to enactment a halt to the flouting of the rules wrong the adjacent 48 hours.

And connected Saturday, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi reiterated that Iranian women should deterioration the hijab arsenic a "religious necessity".

"Hijab is simply a ineligible substance and adherence to it is obligatory," helium said successful quotes cited by AFP quality agency.

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The BBC has mapped however the decease of Mahsa Amini sparked wide unrest successful Iran

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