Iran: Women actively participated in protest rally in Dezful

Sunday, August 13, 2017, the people and particularly women of Dezful, in southwestern Iran, staged a gathering in front of the Governor’s Office to protest against construction of a water channel which transfers water from the Dez River to Andimeshk.

The State Security forces attacked the protesters and used pepper gas. They also arrested a number of demonstrators.

The women participating in the protest, chanted: “SSF, SSF, shame on you, shame on you.”