February 14, 2018 09:09
News ID: 6090

(Persia Digest) – Before the 1979 revolution in Iran, wearing the hijab was not compulsory for women under the Pahlavi Dynasty. Following the revolution, the Founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, raised the topic of the Islamic hijab in 1980 and it became a compulsory outfit for women in public. The Russian Sputnik News Agency has compared the hijab before and after the revolution in the following photographs.

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