Elnaz Rekabi: the family home of an Iranian athlete demolished by officials, according to a media

Elnaz Rekabi: the family home of an Iranian athlete demolished by officials, according to a media

CNN — The family home of Iranian mountaineer Elnaz Rekabi has been demolished, according to pro-reform outlet IranWire, after she gained international notoriety this fall for competing with her head uncovered. Rekabi competed without her hijab in South Korea in October, just as anti-regime protests swept Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while … Read more

Elnaz Rekabi: the family home of an Iranian athlete demolished by officials, according to a media

Elnaz Rekabi: the family home of an Iranian athlete demolished by officials, according to a media

CNN — The family home of Iranian mountaineer Elnaz Rekabi has been demolished, according to pro-reform outlet IranWire, after she gained international notoriety this fall for competing with her head uncovered. Rekabi competed without her hijab in South Korea in October, just as anti-regime protests swept Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while … Read more

Iran. Man killed as anti-government protesters celebrate World Cup defeat

Iran.  Man killed as anti-government protesters celebrate World Cup defeat

CNN — A man was reportedly killed by security forces in northern Iran during public celebrations by anti-government protesters after the national soccer team lost to the United States on Tuesday. Norwegian rights group Iran Human Rights (IHR) said Mehran Samak was shot in the head by security guards while celebrating in Bandar Anzali on … Read more