Photos by Mehdi Ghasemi and Alireza Sotakbar, ISNA
In June 2008, Iran's Morality Police began a new phase in their campaign against Western-style clothing and hairstyles. Women are being arrested if their headscarves do not fully cover their hair or their clothes show their figures too clearly. (read report by BBC). Following photos are from the enforcement of the morality laws in the capital city Tehran.
An Encounter With Morality Police In Tehran -Just as we were about to enter the square, two women covered in black veils suddenly blocked our way and told Mina "can we have a word with you?" - apparently these were the Zeinab sisters (aka the morality police) blocking our way to water, as Yazid had once done to Imam Hussain J -by Ali Moayedian (August 2007)
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