When 22 year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police for allegedly not masking her hair correctly, few might have predicted what would occur subsequent.
Mahsa’s loss of life in police custody sparked protests which have entered their sixth week.
Iran’s safety forces have used stay ammunition and tear fuel, killing over 200 folks – in response to human rights teams.
Within the final 24 hours, female and male college students at two Universities in Tehran have protested towards gender segregation on campus by consuming collectively within the cafeteria – a revolutionary act within the Islamic Republic.
Artist and director Marjane Satrapi grew up in Tehran amid the Iranian Revolution of 1979.
Her 2007 Oscar-nominated movie Persepolis depicts the childhood of an Iranian woman throughout and after the Revolution.
We requested Marjane how she felt that – identical to her movie – ladies are on the centre of the present revolution.