According to HRANA [Human Rights Activists News Agency], Elnaz Babazadeh, a 26 year old woman was raped and murdered by Basij forces in the city of Tabriz (northwestern Iran) last week.
According to HRANA, Babazadeh’s car was stopped by Basij forces for not following the Iranian regime’s dress code. Elnaz resisted the forces and did not listen to the orders of the Basij forces.
After Babazadeh resisted the orders of the Basij forces, the Basij member who initially stopped her jumped into her car and threatened her with a gun. Two other Basij members joined in and beat and raper [sic] her. They murdered Babazadeh and dumped her body close to Emamiyeh cemetery.
After local investigation was conducted by HRANA members in Tabriz, it was confirmed at Babazadeh’s funeral that the person who killed her was the son of a high-ranking Revolutionary Guards member.
The intentions of the savage Basij members was to put a stop to the “improper” way women in society dressed. Basij members believe this is their duty to God….