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150,000 Iranian Women Arrested For Crimes Against Fashion

by | 27th, April 2007

women_iran.JPG AS reported on Anorak, the fashon police in Iran are doing their damndest to keep people dressed in a only Government-approved clothing.

EURef writes:

“THIS picture has done the rounds of the Iranian blogs as a symbol of the latest activity by the Iranian government and police. There are more pictures and a video of police rounding up women who are not veiled in a “summer campaign against immodesty”.

The behaviour of the police has been such that even conservative Iranians including prominent politicians like Ayatollah Seyyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi have protested (though the latter simply thought the methods were counterproductive).

150,000 women were arrested in the first four days and all but a handful have signed an admission of guilt and a formal apology. 13 will stand trial and an

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