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Iranian Rock Climber Home Demolished by Officials, According to News Outlet



Iranian Rock climber Elnaz Rekabi competes in the 2022 IFSC Climbing Asian Championships without a headscarf, creating controversy. (Shutterstock)
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Elnaz Rekabi, the Iranian rock climber who gained international notoriety for competing without her hijab, has had her family’s home demolished by authorities according to the pro-reform news outlet IranWire.

Rekabi became a symbol of the anti-regime protests to some demonstrators, when she competed in South Korea with her head uncovered in October. Many feared for her safety when she returns to Tehran.

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