The women of Iran have struck for freedom, while in the West hypocrisy reigns

Mahsa Amini

The mass protests that have engulfed Iran — inspired by the brutal murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Tehran by members of the state’s morality police for the ‘crime’ of not wearing her hijab with appropriate modesty in public — are the most significant and far reaching the Islamic Republic has faced since the 1979 revolution.

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