Sunday, November 27, 2005

Worsening of women’s suppression: cash penalty for improper veiling

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi
ILNA, the regime-run news agency reported: Those who do not observe the rules of Islamic veiling and proper hijab, insult social propriety and scowl at the order will be sentenced to pay a cash penalty.”

In a meeting of the Special Crimes Squad in Western Azerbaijan the squad commander said: First timers will have to give a signed affidavit certifying that they will not repeat their crime; repeat offenders however will be severely dealt with.”