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Iran Arrests 8 for ‘Un-Islamic’ Online Modeling

Iranian police have cracked down on women posting pictures of themselves online with their hair uncovered. Eight female models who posted photos of themselves uncovered have been arrested and charged with “un-Islamic acts.” Women in Iran have been required to cover their hair in public ever since the 1979 revolution. The move appears to be part of a broader effort by Iranian conservatives to strike at artists, journalists and other activists. According to the BBC, Iran said the...

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