Shaparak Shajirzadeh: Jailed for taking off her headscarf in Iran
By: The NewsmakersPublished: 1 year ago
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n Iran a woman who shows her hair in public can face anything from a small fine to time behind bars. Shaparak Shajarizadeh's says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after taking part in the #WhiteWednesday protest, which encourages women to flout the law and remove their veils. We spoke to the woman behind the campaign, Masih Alinejad.
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