In recent days, a film was shown in which the national costume of the Kurds was insulted, and this provoked a great reaction from the Kurdish people.
This TV program was broadcast two years before the Iranian government TV channel.
The republishing of this program and its coincidence with the wave of arrests of activists in Kurdistan is not a simple event.
I believe that the Iranian intelligence forces republished this film in order to divert public opinion from the issue of arresting the activists.
Thousands protested over the uniforms, but protests against the arrest of more than 60 civil society activists were rare.
In this article, I have dealt with the games of the Iranian security forces to divert public opinion.
This article is published on Awene website.
I also prepared a report on this subject for NRT: