‘They came with bats, knives, guns’: Iranian woman describes being beaten, nearly killed by Iranian police

Last month, two young women died in Iranian police custody for allegedly violating religious dress code by showing too much hair.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Calls for freedom rang out across downtown Portland this weekend in the latest rallies for Iranian women’s rights. The protests in Pioneer Square are part of global rallies against the Iranian government, which have been going on for several weeks.

The outcry comes as young women are being killed by Iranian police for allegedly violating religious dress code and showing too much hair. This has sparked Iranians across the world to speak up and share their stories.

Among those protesting in

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