The young woman attacked in the Tehran subway, supposedly for not wearing a veil, dies
The authorities maintain that the 16-year-old girl hit her head after experiencing a power drop in the subway, but human rights groups have reported that she was attacked for not covering herself with the mandatory Islamic veil.
The young Armita Garavand died this Saturday after spending 28 days in a coma after an alleged altercation with the authorities for not wearing the Islamic veil in the Tehran subway, the state agency IRNA reported.
The Iranian authorities have claimed that the 16-year-old girl hit her head after experiencing a power drop in the capital's subway, but human rights groups have reported that she was attacked for not covering herself with the mandatory Islamic veil.
Security images released by IRNA show how Garavand and two friends enter one of the capital's metro cars and then two of them leave carrying the third, a video that the authorities have used to demonstrate that no attack occurred.
Amnesty International, however, stated that the video has been manipulated with the acceleration of frames in four sections and there are lapses of more than three minutes in the recording made public.
The Kurdish human rights organization Hengaw, based in Oslo, has reported that the young woman was attacked for not wearing the Islamic veil, mandatory in the country since 1983.
The case is similar to that of the young Mahsa Aminiwho died a little over a year ago after being detained by the so-called morality police for not wearing the Islamic veil properly, a death that authorities attributed to natural causes.
His death caused strong protests who for months called for the end of the Islamic Republic and only disappeared after a repression that caused 500 deaths, the arrest of at least 22,000 people and in which seven protesters were executed, one of them in public.
In recent months the Iranian Government has been trying to reimpose the use of the veil, with the presence of patrols in the streets, the denial of services and the approval of a law that toughens punishments for not covering her hair.
- Allow me to introduce myself. I am Nathan Rivera, a dedicated journalist who has had the privilege of writing for the online newspaper Today90. My journey in the world of journalism has been a testament to the power of dedication, integrity, and passion.
My story began with a relentless thirst for knowledge and an innate curiosity about the events shaping our world. I graduated with honors in Investigative Journalism from a renowned university, laying the foundation for what would become a fulfilling career in the field.
What sets me apart is my unwavering commitment to uncovering the truth. I refuse to settle for superficial answers or preconceived narratives. Instead, I constantly challenge the status quo, delving deep into complex issues to reveal the reality beneath the surface. My dedication to investigative journalism has uncovered numerous scandals and shed light on issues others might prefer to ignore.
I am also a staunch advocate for press freedom. I have tirelessly fought to protect the rights of journalists and have faced significant challenges in my quest to inform the public truthfully and without constraints. My courage in defending these principles serves as an example to all who believe in the power of journalism to change the world.
Throughout my career, I have been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for my outstanding work in journalism. My investigations have changed policies, exposed corruption, and given a voice to those who had none. My commitment to truth and justice makes me a beacon of hope in a world where misinformation often prevails.
At Today90, I continue to be a driving force behind journalistic excellence. My tireless dedication to fair and accurate reporting is an invaluable asset to the editorial team. My biography is a living testament to the importance of journalism in our society and a reminder that a dedicated journalist can make a difference in the world.
- Celebrities11/12/2023so you can return a product you didn't like
- Celebrities11/12/2023Rome rescues a tie in Serie A despite finishing with 9 players
- Celebrities11/12/2023They present the ball with which León will play in the 2023 Club World Cup
- Celebrities11/12/2023Child celebrates birthday with CDMX Metro theme