Iranians Don Scarves in Protest
What a drag! Activists turn tables on officials
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Dec 14, 2009 3:02 AM CST

(Newser) – Hundreds of Iranian men are donning headscarves in Facebook photos to turn the tables on authorities who tried to humiliate a student activist by distributing photos apparently showing him in a scarf and chador as he tried to escape police. Members of the "Be a Man" campaign wear colorful scarves, and many of them flash a "V" for victory sign, or wear green, the color adopted by the opposition.

 

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