Iranian Chess Player Banned For Refusal To Wear Hijab Will Now Compete For US

Published on October 6, 2017 by fahmidah

Iranian chess player, who was banned in January after she refused to wear hijab, will now compete for US.

According to The Guardian, Dorsa Derakhshani, a 19-year-old chess player, was forbidden from playing for home country after her refusal to wear headscarf. She will now represent United States in international chess competitions.

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