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Iran: Women take off their hijab to fight veil law

Image was tweeted by @ArminNavabi. Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Jan 31, 2018, 07.46 AM (IST)

Iran seems to be gripped with another wave of protests, this time around it is the women here fighting against the veil law. 

Iranian women are seen taking to the street and removing their headscarves public in a move to protest the law. 

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Social media also witnessed posts featuring pictures and videos of Iranian women removing their headscarves and displaying them tied to the end of a stick. 

The protest is against the law that requires Iranian women to cover themselves and put on a veil in public. 

Protests followed Vida Mohaved release on Sunday.

Mohaved was detained by Iranian authorities in December for removing her hijab while taking part in an anti-government protest.