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VIDEO: Exiled Iranian Women Pose Nude To Protest Repression

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After a nude photo and short video of a popular Iranian actress baring her breast roiled Iranian opinion, several online campaigns have sought to raise awareness about repression of women in Iran. The latest such salvo came from a group of European-based Iranians posing in order to promote sales the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar. The women react to practices by saying that their nude bodies are saying “no” to practices and ideologies, such as “stoning to death” and “political Islam.” But at RFE/RL, Golnaz Esfandiari points out that it’s not clear how sales of the calendar “would actually ‘go towards supporting women’s rights and free expression’ as the clip states.” Watch the video after the jump (warning: not safe for work):

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