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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Female US Navy officer forced to wear Islamic hijab after her capture by Iran along with 9 male US Navy members, 1/13/16

1/13/16, "Dramatic video shows ten American sailors on their knees as they surrendered to Iranian troops in the Persian Gulf after being accused of ‘snooping’," Daily Mail, by Wills Robinson for, Jennifer Newton for MailOnline

Above, 1/13/16, "A female sailor can be seen wearing a makeshift veil she was given by the captors to cover her head," AP

Below, left, she's seen at moment of capture with hair flowing, without head scarf:

Above, 1/13/16, "Captured...This picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency shows detention of American Navy sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Persian Gulf. Picture: APSource: AP," via

Above, 1/13/16, "A woman [seen at left], who was later forced to wear a headscarf in custody, is seen with her back turned to the camera on the vessel. The standoff was has been described as a diplomatic blunder by critics," USVO Reuters 

Above, 1/13/16 image: Among captured US Navy personnel in corner is woman forced to wear head scarf, Reuters photo

1/14/16, Source of second image above, "The moment Iran detained US sailors,", Network writers, Reuters


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