The actress Maryam Bobani also removed her hijab in protest of Mehsa Amini’s death
Protests erupted in the country after her funeral and police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators on Saturday and Sunday. Several protesters have been arrested, according to local media. Al Jazeera could not independently verify the report. A news website affiliated with state TV said 22 people were arrested at a protest in the northern city of Rasht, the first official confirmation of arrests related to the protests.