In a fight against oppression, Iranian women call on Western tourists to violate hijab law

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Britain-based Iranian journalist Alinejad poses for a portrait in London. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain-based Iranian journalist Alinejad poses for a portrait in London. PHOTO: REUTERS

Iranian women are risking punishment by taking pictures without their hijabs as part of a growing online campaign against the “oppressive law” and in show of solidarity with Western tourists who are required to follow the same laws while visiting Iran.

“The Islamic Republic demands even non-Muslims visiting Iran to wear the hijab. When compulsory hijab affects all women, then all women should raise their voice,” Masih Alinejad, the founder of the campaign, My Stealthy Freedom told the Independent.

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