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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.

By INU Staff
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.

By INU Staff
INU - The Iranian supreme leader’s high representative in the city of Mashhad had stated in one of his speeches that plundering, embezzlement and thievery are more acceptable behaviors than violation of the regime’s expectations concerning veiling and feminine attire.

PARIS (AFP) - A number of female Air France cabin crew are resisting an airline ruling that they should wear a headscarf while in Teheran when flights to the Iranian capital resume on April 17, a union representative told AFP on Saturday (April 2).

By INU Staff
INU - On the eve of International Women's Day, a member of Iran's new parliament has claimed that Parliament is not a place for women, adding that it is a “man’s place.”

BY INU Staff
INU- On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that women had been barred from attending a men’s Beach Volleyball World Tour competition that recently took place over five days on Iran’s Kish Island. The incident has re-focused attention upon the controversy over Iran’s policy of separating men and women in such public places as sports venues. More specifically, it has  re-focused attention upon campaigns to encourage international governing bodies to put pressure on the Iranian government to relax the stadium ban.


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