Protests persisted on Sunday and #MahsaAmini became one of the top hashtags ever on Persian-language Twitter as Iranians fumed over the death of a young woman in the custody of morality police.
"The enemies' goal is to spread doubt among the people... and shake their faith, which is the main factor in maintaining the country and the Islamic system," Khamenei said
The ninth annual World Hijab Day will be marked on February 1. While some see it as a welcome initiative to fight Islamophobia, others expressed discontent as the custom is imposed on them.
Iran’s regime frequently uses the charge of sodomy to impose the death penalty on gays and lesbians.
One change that appears new is the ratification of a Federal Crime and Punishment Law, effective from Jan. 2, 2022, designed to better protect women, domestic staff, and public safety.
A senior official in the Taliban told Reuters that the group would implement its version of Sharia, or Islamic law, despite international pressure.
They were sentenced by the Revolutionary Court in Karaj, northern Iran after being convicted of "engaging in propoganda against the Islamic regime."
They were sentenced by the Revolutionary Court in Karaj, northern Iran after being convicted of "engaging in propaganda against the Islamic regime."
The lawsuit asserts that refusal to allow the guide dog to enter goes against Sharia law.
These extreme punishments were rarely applied in the past and their use today is the source of controversy wherever they are carried out.