The Woman Who Stood Up To Iran

The world women’s chess championship is set to take place in Iran — but the American champion refuses to wear a hijab while she plays.
It’s a classic battle of womans rights. But this time the oppressor is the islamic regime of Iran. She has gained quite a following, and herpopularity may force Iran to let her play chess without a hijab. Only time will tell.

Published: January 9, 2017
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