Latest updates on Elnaz Rekabi and the Hijab controversy
Elnaz Rekabi, who competed without hijab, hauled back to Islamic Republic for arrest.
Who is Elnaz Rekabi?
Elnaz Rekabi is an Iranian sport climber. She participated at the 2021 IFSC Climbing World Championships, being awarded the bronze medal in the women’s combined event. Wikipedia
Born: July 20, 1989 (age 33 years), Zanjan, Iran.
Elnaz Rekabi video and memes
This is an act of terror; forced confession— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) October 18, 2022
1) Elnaz Rekabi refused forced hijab while competing in Seoul
2) Her phone & passport was confiscated by Islamic Republic
3) She has gone missing
4) Elnaz returned to Iran & announced: not wearing hijab was not intentional #MahsaAmini pic.twitter.com/V7HjzDmD52
La campeona de escalada iraní Elnaz Rekabi se ha atrevido a competir sin hiyab. Saltándose las normas de la federación iraní.— Almudena Ariza (@almuariza) October 16, 2022
Es un gesto poderoso y valiente que le puede costar caro.
Por eso hay que compartir este vídeo y difundir su hazaña. 💜pic.twitter.com/aoycOo3Utx
A female Iranian climber, who did not wear a hijab at an international competition in South Korea, left for Iran on Tuesday as Iranian groups based abroad raised alarms over her fate back home https://t.co/vEQ9TT8YB8— CNN (@CNN) October 18, 2022
Fears for Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi after she competed in Seoul without a hijab https://t.co/xLRzfG7a13— Guardian news (@guardiannews) October 18, 2022
Elnaz Rekabi, who competed without hijab, hauled back to Islamic Republic for arrest: report https://t.co/cSaZp6NSfp— Fox News (@FoxNews) October 18, 2022
Breaking via BBC Persian— Megha Mohan (@meghamohan) October 17, 2022
Iranian sport climber Elnaz Rekabi who competed without the Islamic headscarf at the International Federation of Sport Climbing's Asian Championships in Seoul on Sunday has gone missing. https://t.co/GlIMasCVAN