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Iranian Parkour athlete arrested over a rooftop kiss Jump to media player Alireza Japalaghy performs life-threatening stunts, but has been detained for ‘vulgar acts’. ‘It’s not just simple dancing – it’s an act of protest’ Jump to media player Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist now based in the US, on why so many women have…


  • Iranian Parkour athlete arrested over a rooftop kiss


    Alireza Japalaghy performs life-threatening stunts, but has been detained for ‘vulgar acts’.


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