Iran Hijab Row: Iranian climber who participated in the game without hijab returns, receives warm welcome
Protesters and protesters gathered at Tehran airport after Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi arrived in Iran on Wednesday after competing in South Korea. Hundreds of people also appeared on the streets of Tehran to welcome.
Protesters and protesters gathered at Tehran airport after Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi arrived in Iran on Wednesday after competing in South Korea. Hundreds of people also appeared on the streets of Tehran to welcome. Fans hailed the fourth-placed Elnaz Rekabi in the competition as a champion.
Participated in competition without wearing hijab
Controversy arose over Elnaz Rekabi's participation in an international competition without a hijab. It was feared that he could be arrested as soon as he reached Iran. On reaching Iran, he reiterated in front of state TV that it was unintentional. She looked emotionless and alert while talking. Said, 'I have returned and am completely fine. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to the people of Iran during this time.
Welcomed by A huge crowd of fans
Arriving at Imam Khomeini International Airport, a large crowd of fans, including women without hijab, was seen. Where Rekabi went from the airport is not known. According to the post on Twitter, his supporters and protesters were cheering him by clapping while driving from Tehran airport. Supporters and the Persian-speaking media expressed concern about his safety. The anti-hijab movement has been going on for more than a month after the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody in Iran. As soon as the information about Rekabi among the protesters reached, their enthusiasm was doubled.