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Will the Iranian athlete who competed without hijab be jailed?
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Will the Iranian athlete who competed without hijab be jailed?

Iran's Elnaz Rekabi defied the mandatory hijab rule at the Asian Climbing Competitions held in Seoul. Fearing persecution back home, the competitive climber has now apologised

How Iran protests against hijab rule has called for action across the Arab world
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How Iran protests against hijab rule has called for action across the Arab world

In the Arab world, including in Iraq, the protests have attracted attention and women are gathering online to offer solidarity to Iranian women struggling under the country’s harsh theocratic regime

31 killed, several arrested: How Iran's protests continue to spread a week after woman's death in hijab arrest
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31 killed, several arrested: How Iran's protests continue to spread a week after woman's death in hijab arrest

The protests over the death of an Iranian woman are the biggest in the Islamic Republic since the November 2019 unrest over fuel price rises, and are marked this time by the presence of large numbers of women