Woman in Wheelchair Protests Hijab Law From Mountains Overlooking Tehran

An anti-hijab protest group posted a video on February 5 showing a woman in a wheelchair waving a headscarf tied to a stick from the mountains over looking Tehran.

My Stealthy Freedom, the name of a group started by Masih Alinejad, an Iranian living in New York, has been posting a series of videos that show Iranian women removing and waving their hijabs in defiance of Iran’s laws which mandate that they be worn in public.

The woman in the video carries a sign which reads: “First I am a woman, then [I am] disabled.”

Videos of Iranians publicly removing or waving hijabs have been posted online daily since late January, when footage of Vida Movahed’s protest against the hijab laws was shared widely.

Movahed was arrested for the protest and later released. More arrests followed. Credit: My Stealthy Freedom via Storyful