Iranian Couple Arrested For Public Marriage Proposal

KL/REUTERS: An Iranian man proposed to a woman at the Hafezieh Mausoleum in the city of Shiraz, witnessed by celebrating friends. Soon after, the couple was arrested and investigated for the offence of re-creating a Western tradition in public and for the woman not covering her hair.

Human rights organisations have described Iran‘s criminalisation of not wearing a hijab as a violation of the right to freedom of expression.

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