An interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York on Thursday was cancelled after CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour refused to cover her hair. Photos: AFP
An interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York on Thursday was cancelled after CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour refused to cover her hair. Photos: AFP
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CNN interview with Iran President Ebrahim Raisi scrapped over headscarf demand

  • News anchor Christiane Amanpour says she refused when an aide insisted she cover her hair because of ‘the situation in Iran’
  • The country has been swept by hijab-burning protests since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the morality police

An interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York on Thursday was cancelled after CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour refused to cover her hair. Photos: AFP
An interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York on Thursday was cancelled after CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour refused to cover her hair. Photos: AFP
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