Israelis launch solidarity campaign for the women of Iran
September 15, 2023
By Rolene Marks
(JNS) - September 16th marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody in Iran. The Iranian "morality police" arrested Amini, a 22-year-old woman from Kurdistan, for allegedly not wearing her hijab correctly.
Iranian police said that Amini died after falling ill in custody and slipping into a coma. Her death resulted in mass protests across Iran, with many women refusing to wear the hijab. These protests were supported by many around the world; and the slogan "Women Life Freedom" became a clarion call.
To coincide with the anniversary, a socia...