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Iranian women dressing Western are 'causing rivers to run dry' - senior cleric

© Morteza NikoubazlRT.com - Iran's senior cleric criticized what he perceived as women's overly liberal choices of clothing "as if they were in Europe," and accused the trend of being behind one of Iran's rivers drying up.

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: 16-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE FOR NARGES MOHAMMADI

Image result for narges mohammadiAmnesty - Iranian human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Narges Mohammadi was sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment on 20 April. She suffers from serious illnesses and needs ongoing specialized medical care, which she cannot receive in prison. She continues to be denied the right to have access to her nine-year-old twins.

Iranian women cut off their hair and dress as men to avoid morality police

iranwomen.jpgThe Independent - 'It is a serious cultural war between two lifestyles. For women, their hair is their identity and making it short to just avoid the morality police is really heartbreaking, but in a way, it is brave.'

Iranian women cut off their hair and dress as men to avoid morality police

iranwomen.jpgThe Independent - 'It is a serious cultural war between two lifestyles. For women, their hair is their identity and making it short to just avoid the morality police is really heartbreaking, but in a way, it is brave.'

UN Experts Outraged By Jailing Of Iranian Rights Activist

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi (file photo)RFL/RE - A group of United Nations officials have expressed outrage about the conviction and sentencing of a leading human rights activist in Iran on charges that include membership in a campaign for the abolition of the death penalty.

Anti Death Penalty Activist Sentenced to 16 years in Prison in Iran

Nargess MohammadiRadiozamaneh - Narges Mohammadi, human rights and anti death penalty activist who is the vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Iran’s Fashion Industry under Assault; Details of Arrests of Models by Revolutionary Guards Surface

Fashion-in-Iran-Iranhumanrights.org - Eight Arrests and Scores Interrogated in "Project Spider 2"

Women Prevented from Attending Iran’s Premier League Finale

3frwbirnb6gj8trkgtydIranhumanrights.org - Ban on Women in Stadiums Upheld Under President Rouhani

Iran Arrests Eight Over Internet Posts Of Women Without Hijabs

Image result for iran women rightsRFL/RE - Iran has arrested eight people in a crack down against Internet posts showing female models who are not covering their heads with an obligatory hijab.

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