Iranian state TV was briefly interrupted by an apparent hack during further anti-hijab protests.

As footage on the main evening news showed Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the broadcast was briefly interrupted with an image of him surrounded by flames, next to pictures of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, whose death sparked nationwide demonstrations, and three other women allegedly killed during the unrest.

The protests’ signature slogan, “Woman, Life, Freedom”, could be heard as the Edalate Ali hacker group posted its social media details.

Last year the group hacked security cameras and exposed the mistreatment of prisoners in a jail mostly holding political prisoners.

It comes as female students in the capital Tehran chanted “get lost” as President Ebrahim Raisi visited their university campus and condemned the protesters.

Mr Raisi addressed professors and students at Alzahra University and recited a poem equating “rioters” with flies.

“They imagine they can achieve their evil goals in universities,” he said on state TV. “Unbeknownst to them, our students and professors are alert and will not allow the enemy to realise their evil goals.”

A video posted on Twitter by the activist website 1500tasvir showed what it said were female students chanting “Raisi get lost” and “Mullahs get lost” as the president visited their campus.

Another social media video showed students chanting: “We don’t want a corrupt guest,” in reference to Mr Raisi.

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It comes after state media said a state coroner’s report denied that Ms Amini had died due to blows to the head and limbs while in the custody of morality police and instead linked her death to pre-existing medical conditions.

Ms Amini, an Iranian Kurd, was arrested in Tehran on 13 September for wearing “inappropriate attire” and died three days later.

Her death led young women to defiantly tear off and wave their headscarves as they led the protests, which have called for the overthrow of the Iranian regime.

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Protests ‘stepping up’ in Iran

The protests quickly spread across Iran and have been met by a harsh government crackdown, including beatings, arrests and the killing of demonstrators.

Human rights groups say more than 185 people have been killed, along with hundreds injured and thousands arrested by security forces. At least 20 members of the security forces have reportedly been killed.