posted by: Ximena Ramirez
You’d think I was making this stuff up, but sadly I’m not.
In an effort to enforce the highly conservative values of Iranian law – like women being covered from head to toe – religious and now police officials are cracking down on women’s behavior.
Tehran police chief, Brig Hossien Sajedinia, has expressed concern over “suntanned women and young girls who look like walking mannequins.”
“The public expects us to act firmly and swiftly if we see any social misbehavior by women, and men, who defy our Islamic values,” he said.”We are not going to tolerate this situation and will first warn those found in this manner and then arrest and imprison them.”