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Iranian Women Post Pics With Their Hair Flying Free To Protest Strict Hijab Laws

It is currently against the law to not wear a hijab is a woman in Iran. Over 3.6 million women in 2014 alone were either warned, fined or arrested for inappropriate dress in Iran. So you might think that Iranian women would be reticent to do anything which might draw attention to themselves. Masih Alinejad is not going to take this lying down, however. Living in the USA, she is an activist for women’s rights and an opponent of the Iranians and their laws on hijab wearing. As such, she takes photos of herself with a free-flowing carefully on display.

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Last year, 3.6 million women in Iran were warned, fined or arrested for not wearing hijabs

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Masih Alinejad protested by inviting women to share pics of themselves without their veils

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“As a kid, my brother was a symbol of freedom that I didn’t have. How he was free to run in a green lovely farm”

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“Two women with head scarves, and two women without head scarves. Look at how they are free!”

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After she posted her own photos with and without a hijab veil, others followed suite

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“Some of the pictures come from young girls saying that they just want to feel the wind in their hair. It’s a simple demand”

hijab protest iran

“My mother wants to wear a scarf. I don’t want to wear a scarf. Iran should be for both of us.”

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Alinejad’s Facebook group, My Stealthy Freedom, already has more than 820,000 followers silently protesting Iran’s hijab law

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Check out this video to learn more about My Stealthy Freedom:

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