Iran demolishes home of climber Elnaz Rekabi who competed without headscarf
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Tehran, Dec. 4 -- The Iranian authorities have demolished the family home of Iranian sports climber Elnaz Rekabi, after she participated in international competition without wearing a headscarf.
33-year-old Elnaz Rekabi competed without a headscarf or hijab during the International Federation of Sport Climbing's Asian Championships in Seoul on Sunday, October 16.
Videos of her wearing a headband and her hair in a ponytail during the competition went viral on social media.
A video circulated on social media, shows a destroyed structure and sports medals on the ground. The video also shows Rekabi's brother, Davood, crying. Davood Rekabi is a sporting champion with ten gold medals in his name.
The man filming the video says, "This is the...
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