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Arts & Culture - Music
1/10/2024 4:08:35 PM
An Iranian court has sentenced pop singer Mehdi Yarrahi to prison time and 74 lashes after he released a song criticising the mandatory headscarf for women, his lawyer said Tuesday.

World - Region
1/7/2024 4:15:26 PM
Iranian authorities have whipped a woman 74 times for "violating public morals" and fined her for not covering her head, the judiciary said.

Arts & Culture - Screens
10/25/2023 3:53:45 PM
Iranian authorities have banned a dozen women actors from working for failing to observe the Islamic republic's strict dress code which includes mandatory headscarves, an official said Wednesday.

World - Region
9/22/2023 3:11:09 PM
The UN called Friday on Iranian authorities to scrap a new law that dramatically increases penalties for women who flout strict Islamic dress code, describing it as "repressive and demeaning".

World - Region
9/20/2023 12:50:46 PM
Iranian lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday to toughen penalties for women who flout the Islamic dress code, with jail terms of up to 10 years, state media reported.

World - Region
4/16/2023 5:40:38 PM
Iranian police said on Sunday authorities had closed more than 150 businesses in 24 hours for not respecting the obligation for women to wear headscarves under Iran's strict Islamic dress code.

World - Region
4/10/2023 7:29:24 PM
Iran's parliament has adopted proposals to toughen penalties for perpetrators of violence against women which could be voted into law within months, state media has reported.

World - Region
4/8/2023 11:00:19 PM
Police in Iran said on Saturday they plan to use "smart" technology in public places to identify and then penalise women who violate the country's strict Islamic dress code.

World - Region
2/13/2023 7:59:38 PM
An Iranian police officer has been reprimanded after he did not enforce the country's dress code requiring women to cover their hair, local media reported Monday.

World - Region
1/22/2023 5:39:30 PM
Iran on Sunday warned the European Union it would take "reciprocal" measures after the European Parliament voted to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group.

World - Region
1/9/2023 12:45:44 PM
Iran has sentenced to death three more people, accused of killing three members of the security forces during the protests triggered by Mahsa Amini's death, the judiciary said Monday.

World - Region
1/2/2023 4:58:02 PM
Iranian police have resumed warnings that women must wear mandatory headscarves even in cars, media reported Monday, as unrest continues following the death of Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
12/4/2022 12:09:50 PM
Iran has scrapped its morality police after more than two months of protests triggered by the arrest of Mahsa Amini for allegedly violating the country's strict female dress code, local media said Sunday.

World - Region
12/3/2022 7:46:54 PM
Iran said Saturday it is reviewing a decades-old law that requires women to cover their heads, as it struggles to quell more than two months of protests linked to the dress code.

World - Region
9/25/2022 10:23:35 PM
Iranians took to the streets for a tenth consecutive night Sunday, defying a warning from the judiciary, to protest the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody.

World - Region
9/25/2022 2:24:09 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed "decisive action" against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/24/2022 8:37:04 PM
Iran's main reformist party called Saturday for an end to the mandatory Islamic dress code for women in force since 1983, after eight straight nights of protests.

World - Region
9/21/2022 1:42:09 PM
Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country's strictly enforced Islamic dress code.

World - Region
9/20/2022 7:02:12 PM
Three people have been killed during protests in Iran's Kurdistan province over the death of a young woman after she was arrested by "morality police", the region's governor said Tuesday.

World - Region
9/19/2022 10:53:41 PM
Fresh protests broke out Monday in Iran over the death of a young woman who had been arrested by the "morality police" that enforces a strict dress code, local media reported.

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