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Donya Rad iran woman arrested, breakfast at restaurant without hijab #MahsaAmini

Donya Rad, an Iranian woman, was arrested for not wearing a headscarf while she ate breakfast.

This picture of a woman and her friend having breakfast in a restaurant went viral, and she is now in jail because of one small detail.

A protest for women's rights is going on in Iran, and a woman was arrested for eating breakfast at a restaurant without a headscarf.

This week, pictures of Donya Rad and a friend eating at a cafe went viral on the internet. In the strict Islamic country, only men go to coffee shops like the one where the picture was taken, the New York Post said.

"After going to the place where she was arrested and not hearing anything for a few hours, Donya called me and told me she had been moved to Ward 209 of Evin Prison," her sister told CNN.

People know that political prisoners are kept in the jail in Tehran.

Donya Rad iran arrested, breakfast at restaurant without hijab #MahsaAmini
In Tehran, the capital of Iran, people burned their headscarves and set a trash can on fire.

The arrest is the latest sign that the Iranian government is taking action against its own people. This comes after two weeks of protests after Mahsa Amini died in police custody. Amini, who is 22 years old, was taken into custody by the country's infamous "morality police" because some of her hair showed through her hijab.

Iranian officials say she died of a heart attack, but her family says she was murdered.

Women chant slogans and hold up signs with the picture of Mahsa Amini, who was 22 years old and died while in Iranian police custody.
Women chant slogans and hold up signs with the picture of Mahsa Amini, who was 22 years old and died while in Iranian police custody.

Eyewitnesses say that she was tortured, as her cousin Erfan Mortezaei told CBS News. "After she was arrested, she was tortured in the van and at the police station for half an hour. She was then hit on the head, and she passed out."

The Committee to Protect Journalists says that so far, more than 1,000 people have been arrested and at least 28 reporters have been arrested in the ongoing protests led by women.

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