"A photo on Masih Alinejad's Facebook page: a woman standing proudly, face bare, hair blowing in the wind. Her crime: removing her veil, or hijab, which is compulsory for women in Iran. This is the self-portrait that launched "My Stealthy Freedom," a social media campaign that went viral. But Alinejad is so much more that the arresting face that sparked a campaign urging women to find their voices. She grew up in a traditional village where, unlike...
2) Be my voice
"Clips with women who openly defy the regime by driving a car, cycling or staying outdoors without a hijab are spread on social media. Behind the uprising is the journalist and activist Masih Alinejad, who with 6 million followers on social media has quickly become a nail in the coffin for the regime of Iran. Filmmaker Nahid Persson turns her gaze back to her old homeland and sees a growing resistance movement with a rare fearless and charismatic...