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A handout photo provided by the office of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on January 9, 2018, shows him delivering a statement in the capital Tehran

Iran’s Khamenei Uses #MeToo Movement to Promote the Hijab

The Jewish News reports: Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, has a solution for all the #MeToo angst — the hijab. The video he attaches to a tweet runs through a number of prominent American women describing their experience of assault.

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Swiss Army Greenlights Islamic Headscarf for Female Soldiers

The Islamic headscarf is compatible with the Swiss army dress code, Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin has told local media, confirming reports that a hijab-wearing Muslim is enrolled in Switzerland’s school of recruits for the first time.

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29 Iranian Women Arrested Over Hijab Protests

TEHRAN — Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify, Iranian media reported.

My Stealthy Freedom photograph: This woman hung her scarf on a stick and waved it in the air in protest to compulsory hijab

BuzzFeed Scoop: Protesting Iranian Woman Not Part of Iran Protests

Left-wing media website BuzzFeed News has falsely claimed that conservatives suggested that an image of an Iranian woman protesting without a headscarf – which has become the symbol of the women’s empowerment movement during the Iran protests – was taken during the ongoing Iranian protests.