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Iran impounds more than 40,000 cars for hijab offences

Image result for iran + hijab carthenational.ae - Iran has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a hijab, Tehran's traffic police said Tuesday.

Iranian court sentences woman to death by stoning on International Human Rights Day

christiantoday - An Iranian criminal court has sentenced a woman to death by stoning over alleged complicity in the murder of her husband, according to reports.

Isfahan court bars mixed-gender tourist groups in Maranjab

maranjabRadiozamaneh - The Isfahan Provincial Court has issued an order prohibiting mixed-gender tours and tourist groups from entering the tourist region of Maranjab and the underground city of Nooshabad.

Tehran orchestra thwarts order to omit female musicians from concert

OrchestraA performance by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra to open the World Wrestling Club competitions was cancelled after the conductor refused to accept a last-minute demand to remove all female musicians.

Imprisoned Azerbaijani Journalist Honored

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hrw.org - (Geneva) – An imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist will be honored on November 19, 2015,

Iran: Iranian bill a threat to women’s rights

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amnesty.org - A discriminatory bill in Iran, that undermines women’s right to decide

Unveiled women drivers in Iran to have cars impounded

Iranian women who fail to wear the veil when driving will have their cars impounded for a week and are likely to be finedyourmiddleeast - Banner Icon WOMEN'S RIGHTS Iranian women who fail to wear the veil when driving will have their cars impounded for a week and are likely to be fined, police warned Sunday.

Rohani intervenes to let Women’s Futsal Team play in World Cup

01041466-600x300Radiozamaneh - By special order of President Hassan Rohani, the Iranian Women’s Futsal Team will travel to Guatemala to participate in the 2015 World Cup.

'Islamic feminism' and miniskirts: The veiled truth about women in Iran

Telegraph.co.uk - Historian Nina Ansary has uncovered the complex history of women's rights in Iran. She tells Radhika Sanghani how patriarchal politics are peversely paving the way for feminism in the country

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