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Iran Man At Ahmadinejad: You’ve Got the Suit Now Get The Haircut – Or Else

by | 29th, April 2007

IRAN has exported its Man At Ahmadinejad range of suits and headscarves to the West. And now Ahmadinejad’s Iran wants the world to take notice of its offical haricut.

This from Reuters:
“TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) — Iranian police have warned barbers against offering Western-style hair cuts or plucking the eyebrows of their male customers, Iranian media said Sunday.

The report by a reformist daily, later confirmed by an Iranian news agency, appeared to be another sign of authorities cracking down on clothing and other fashion deemed to be against Islamic values.

‘Western hairstyles … have been banned,’ the newspaper Etemad said in a front-page headline.

It came a week after police launched a crackdown against the growing number of young women testing the limits of the law with shorter, brighter and skimpier clothing ahead of the summer months.

Under Iran’s Islamic Sharia law, imposed after the 1979 revolution, women are obligated to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to disguise their figures.

Violators can receive lashes, fines and imprisonment.

The student news agency ISNA quoted a police statement as saying: ‘In an official order to barbershops, they have been warned to avoid using Western hair styles and doing men’s eyebrows.'”

Look our for more expressive Iranian men wearing flowers in their long eyebrows…

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