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Iran parliament bill: 1 million rial fine for women with improper veiling

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Crackdown against women in Iran
Crackdown against women in Iran

Spokesman of the Joint Culture and Judiciary Commission in Iran’s so-called parliament said a bill has been ratified by this body specifying a 1 million rial fine (around $30) for vehicles carrying women with improper veiling.
“According to Article 1 of the Virtue & Hijab Plan drivers or passengers with improper veiling will be considered criminals and traffic police can take action against them,” said Nasrollah Pijhman-far.
According to this article traffic police can also take action against drivers that have passengers not abiding by hijab regulations and also fine them 1 million rials.

(State-run ANA news agency – August 10, 2015)

 

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