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>> These women are breaking Iran's Islamic law and by removing their headscarves, they risk arrest. In the latest act of protest in Iran, images like these are being shared widely on social media. Reuters can't independently verify these images taken from Twitter. Women have been obliged to cover their head with a hijab since the 1979 revolution.
One recent picture claims to show a religious woman in solidarity with women who, unlike her, don't want to wear it. Activists say these women are symbolically rejecting the wider interference of religion in their lives. Iranian police they arrested 29 women who have taken part in this campaign. It's been gathering pace since the recent demonstrations against economic conditions.
Those protests may be over, but activists say women across Iran are fed up. And while protesting the hijab isn't new here, this latest wave is sparking a debate over personal freedoms rarely seen in the Islamic kingdom.