Hijab Violation Nets Woman Threats of Rape in Iran, Video Posted

Iranian activist Masih Ali Nejad posted a video of a man harassing her over not following Islamic-instructed rules of hijab, saying she deserves to be raped. (Instagram video still)

Al Arabiya – An Iranian man unleashed a tirade of abuse against an unveiled woman on the streets of Tehran, telling her that she “deserved to be raped.”

Iranian activist Masih Ali Nejad, who has been living in the United States for years, told Al Arabiya English that she filmed her encounter with the man and posted it to Instagram, garnering more than 1 million views. In the caption, Nejad wrote: “This pro-regime vigilante in Iran harassed me in the street. He said women like me who don’t wear hijab are a dishonorable.”

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