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Iran’s morality police shut more than 15 women’s clothing stores in a raid

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INU- 15 women’s clothing shops have been shut down by Iranian morality police in Hamedan, an act following Iran’s senior cleric’s Seyyed Youssef Tabatabi-nejad’s recent sermon that Iranian women who dress in Western fashion, are causing the already dry Zayandeh-rud River “to dry up even further.”

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New Details on Tactics and Motives in Instagram Crackdown

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INU - On Wednesday, new details emerged about the widely reported arrests and prosecutions of Iranian Instagram models, photographers, and others. Although this crackdown, the result of an online sting operation known as Spider II, only became major international news this week, an Iranian human rights group points out that the interrogations leading to 29 criminal cases so far took place mainly between November 2015 and March 2016.

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Iranian Regime steps up Discrimination on Women via Clothing Allowed.

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INU - According to a statement by the National Council for Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the Tasnim News Agency, affiliated to the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Quds Force, reported that at least four clothing production and distribution units in Isfahan, central Iran, have been closed down in an effort to eliminate women’s clothing deemed un-Islamic and incompatible with fundamentalist regulations.

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Regime flogs woman 100 times in public in Iran

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INU - The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has reported that the Iranian regime has flogged a woman in public in Golpayegan, central Iran. Identified with only the initials S. T., the woman was given 100 lashes according to state media.

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Women Banned from Public Cycling in Iran

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INU - In a July 27 article in the International Business Times Harriet Sinclair reports that a group of female cyclists were arrested for riding a bike in a public place, in the north-western Iranian city of Marivan. They were forced to sign a pledge promising they will not cycle in public again.

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Homeless Iranian women selling their un-born children

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INU - Recently Iranian news stations have reported that homeless pregnant women are selling their unborn children, in light of their desperate situation. Often time’s pregnant women sell their unborn children for less than $600, but only on the condition that the baby is healthy.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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