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Tehran police in new dress code crackdown

Al-Arabiya - Apr 28, 2012
Tehran’s police chief, Hossein Sajedinia, said the crackdown on women dressing indecently was “asked for by the people,” the Fars news agency reported. (File Photo)/ Police in Tehran are conducting a new crackdown on women wearing mandatory headscarves improperly or in “vulgar” dress, the city’s police chief said, according to media reports on Saturday. Such operations, which see police screening foot and vehicle traffic at major junctions and shopping centers, are conducted fairly often in Iran. The latest one was ordered days ahead of the ...

 

Tehran police in new dress code crackdown

Yahoo! News - Apr 28, 2012
Such operations, which see police screening foot and vehicle traffic at major junctions and shopping centres, are conducted fairly often in Iran. The latest one was ordered days ahead of the May 4 second round of parliamentary elections, and as the onset of warm spring weather prompts , said the crackdown was "asked for by the people," the Fars news agency reported. Women wearing "bad headscarves, bad dress, and model-type women in vulgar dress" would be stopped, he said. Typically, such women are fined or detained in police stations until ...

 

Tehran Police Begin New Clothing Crackdown

Payvand - Apr 28, 2012
Tehran Police have begun a new round of patrolling against "inappropriate attire" in public, the head of the force announced. The Mehr News Agency quoted Brigadier General Hossein Sajedinia saying: "Confronting bad forms of dressing will be carried out in two parts: producers and importers on one hand and consumers on the other." Women being detained by morality police in Tehran (July 2011) He maintained that that there has been public demand for the police to confront bad forms of public dress, and "distasteful" mannequins will be ...

 



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