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Iran Set To Crack Down On Women Who Sunbathe

by @ 7:38 am on April 29, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran, Islam, Religion


Apparently the latest threat to the Islamic Republic can be found in women who have tans:

Iran has warned suntanned women and girls who looked like “walking mannequins” will be arrested as part of a new drive to enforce the Islamic dress code.

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 arrest and imprison them.”

I think it’s time for another protest !

On that note, here’s Reason’s report on the Boobquake protest in D.C.:

H/T Troglopundit

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