Posted by: bahareiran | August 21, 2011

Tehran prosecutor presses charges against state-run daily for criticizing chador

According to the Revolutionary Court website the [statement] for the charges pressed by the Tehran Prosecutor reads, “In the August edition of a supplement to the Iran Daily titled ‘Khatoun 1’ an article was included about the hijab and the beliefs of Iranian Muslim women which attacked the chador, hijab and chastity and encouraged the [forbidden] and published content on the grounds of Islamic covering that hurts public chastity and morality”. This statement says that [these charges] have been announced to the Culture and Media Court for consideration. (Fars state-run News Agency – Aug. 13, 2011)

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