Kurdistan, Iran, facing worldwide criticism over the hijab controversy after the death of Mahsa Amini, has launched a missile attack on Iraqi Kurdistan. It is estimated that 13 people, including a pregnant woman, have died in this attack and around 58 people have been injured. The attack was carried out by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Iran has used missiles as well as drones to attack Kurdistan. The attack is targeting anti-Iranian groups in Kurdistan.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says it has killed people in the attack who recently supported the riots. Let us tell you that about 12 days ago, the Iranian police detained a woman named Mahsa Amini for not wearing hijab. Where Amini died in custody. Since then, anti-government demonstrations have intensified across Iran.
Let it be known that so far many people have died in the action of the security forces on the demonstrations against the killing of Mahsa Amini. The government has banned the internet in Iran amid growing protests. Social media platforms WhatsApp and Instagram have also been banned. On the other hand, many countries in the UN have condemned the use of force on the demonstrators.
Protests are also taking place in New York City against the killing of Mahsa Amini. Hundreds of Iranians demonstrated in front of the United Nations building.
According to media reports, women in Iran are expressing their happiness by lighting fire and burning their hijabs. At the same time some women are expressing anger by cutting their long hair.
Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX along with Tesla, said satellite internet service Starlink is being activated amid internet shutdowns due to anti-hijab protests in Iran. Musk has given this information on the tweet of a senior American official. Responding to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s tweet, Musk said he is activating Starlink in Iran.HS1MS