Tehran’s police chief has ordered a crackdown on suntanned women and
girls who walk around looking like “mannequins” in an effort to cleanse
“social misbehaviour by women, and men, who defy our Islamic values.”
The United Nations responded by placing Iran on the Commission on the
Status of Women.
How could you not put these two stories side-by-side? Hat tip to AP at Hot Air.
First we have the story from two days ago in the UK Telegraph, with my emphasis in bold.
Brig Hossien Sajedinia, Tehran’s police chief, said a
national crackdown on opposition sympathisers would be extended to
women who have been deemed to be violating the spirit of Islamic laws.
He said: “The public expects us to act firmly and swiftly if we see any
social misbehaviour by women, and men, who defy our Islamic values. In
some areas of north Tehran we can see many suntanned women and young
girls who look like walking mannequins.
“We are not going to tolerate this situation and will first warn those found in this manner and then arr... >>>
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