Scenes like this are being seen more and more. A member of the public losing patience with a cleric, swearing and shouting. Not clear what triggered (the cleric commenting on his wife's hijab) but a few years ago something like this was unimaginable.

Jan 6, 2022 · 9:10 PM UTC

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This cleric (which is actually a moderate but people just look at the dress) says: "Over the last 10 days: I was spat at once, swore at 2-3 times and just now my Uber asked me to get out of car in the middle of street." He continues "This is what we have been warning against."
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A member of The Council of Lecturers and Researchers of Qom Seminary (consisting of high ranking clerics) have said that due to recent wave of attacks and swearing by the public, seminary student go out in the public in plain clothes.
عضو مجمع محققین و مدرسین #حوزه علمیه قم اعلام کرد که بیزاری مردم از #آخوند به آن حد رسیده که آخوندها از ترس دشنام‌ها و متلک‌های مردم جرأت نمی‌کنند با عبا و عمامه به بازار بروند. radiozamaneh.com/699372/
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He continued: "Many clerics when go shopping or have errands outside, take off their clergy dress otherwise will encounter swearing. People blame mullahs for all the inflation and problems in the society and the traditional respectful relationship is completely gone."
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And this incident that happened in Qom, Iran's religious powerhouse:
"Trampling a mullah's turbin under feet" Another day, another anecdote of Iranians having had just enough, even in the holy city of Qom, even by those who seem to belong to traditional layers of the society. And this time against the tip of he power hierarchy: clergies.
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This is Ayatollah Alavi Boroujerdi, a high ranking yet moderate religious leader. Here he talks about the harassment and insults against mullahs in Iran. [video contains subtitles]
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[I have realised the first video is from a year or so ago. But I guess the point being made does not change, there are increasing evidence]
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