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Emma Watson's First Act As The UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador Is To Protest The Turkish Prime Minister By — Laughing???

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Hell yeah! Stick it to the man, Emma Watson!!

The Harry Potter actress is doing her duties as the UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador and protesting in the name of women!

The actress changed her Twitter icon to the picture (above) of her laughing and it's so stinkin' adorable!

But… why??

Well the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister, Bulent Arinc, gave a speech during Eid el-Fitr celebrations urging women to abide by a "strict moral code" which includes not laughing in public. (seriously)

So a worldwide protest has started where women are posting pictures of themselves laughing along with the phrase 'direnkahkaha' which in Turkish means, roughly, to resist laughter.

We LOVE this protest! So adorable in its defiance!

So, Ems posted ANOTHER laughing pic saying:

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