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Iran Bans 'Homosexual' And 'Devil-Worshipping' Haircuts

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 3:07 PM

“Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic.

The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos...

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Rights Groups Condemn New Trumped Up Charges Against Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani in Iran

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2010 | 9:45 AM

Human rights campaigners have condemned the announcement of an Iranian television program showing Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman sentenced to death by stoning, at her home apparently discussing her part in the murder of her husband.

The release last night of photographs of Mohammadi Ashtiani at her home...

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Iranian Facing Stoning Speaks: 'It's Because I'm a Woman'

(49) Comments | Posted August 7, 2010 | 4:27 PM

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning triggered an international outcry has accused the Iranian authorities of lying about the charges against her to pave the way to execute her in secret.

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, was sentenced to death by stoning...

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