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Report: Iranian Police Arrest Women Partaking in Anti-Hijab Campaign

Iranian police say they have detained 29 women they described as "deceived" who removed their obligatory Islamic veils in protest. The Thursday report by the private Tasnim news agency, which is close to the government, said the detainees were taking part in an anti-hijab campaign known as "White Wednesdays." Under the campaign advocated by foreign-based Farsi language satellite TV networks, participants should take their white-colored scarves off on...

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