The chief international anchor of CNN Christiane Amanpour, who also has a show on US public broadcaster PBS, said she was prepared for the talk with the president of Iran on Wednesday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly when an adviser asserted that she should cover her hair.

“I politely declined. We are in New York, where there is no law or tradition regarding headscarves,” Amanpour, who was born in Britain to an Iranian father, wrote on Twitter.

The context of highlighting this news is the current situation in Iran regarding the death of a young girl who was allegedly beaten up by the official force of Iran. Iran on Friday sustained to exaggerate its ferocious crackdown on countrywide protests flashed by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman imprisoned by police last week for a hypothetical desecration of the country’s ultraconservative dress code. who has become a symbol of national rage over poverty, suppression, religious control, and government freedom? More than 30 people, widely held in Amini’s Kurdistan province, have been murdered. And hundreds more have been bruised or arrested, rendering to rights groups and news reports. The government has blocked major social media platforms that are connecting protesters with the world including Instagram and WhatsApp and cut or slowed down access to the internet and cellular facility in most areas of the country.

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