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Item #21647

Title:
An Iranian woman detained after defiantly taking off her headscarf and holding it on a stick in Tehran has been freed, a human rights lawyer says.
Link:
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/kerala-muslim-woman-who-led-friday-prayers-now-faces-threat/story-GqW65QTABkiyd5SjZQ9YZM.html
Excerpt:
A Muslim woman who led Friday prayers in a mosque for the first time defying the age-old customs is now facing the heat. Fundamentalists have threatened to eliminate Jamida, 34, a school teacher, who led Jumu’ah, the congregational prayer service of Muslims held every Friday, at a mosque in Wandoor in Malappuram district. According to them, she “defiled the religion”.
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http://infidels.org/wire/2018/01/29/an-iranian-woman-detained-after-defiantly-taking-off-her-headscarf-and-holding-it-on-a-stick-in-tehran-has-been-freed-a-human-rights-lawyer-says.html
Posted:
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 @ 16:38
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