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Postby RugbyD » Wed Nov 30, 2005 12:49 pm

What a country! I can't wait till they get nukes by way of appeasement.

http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/a ... oryid=4232



Iran police confiscate mannequins in new crackdown


Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Oct. 31 – Police in the north-eastern town of Bojnourd have launched a new crackdown on alluring mannequins in clothes stores and the main bazaar, the town’s prosecutor-general told the state-run news agency, IRNA on Monday.

Moussa-al-Reza Pirgazi announced that thus far 262 clothes stores had been inspected and 65 feminine mannequins had been rounded up.

He said that in accordance with the country’s Islamic trade laws, stores found to be violating the dress code on mannequins would be shut down for a period of 10 to 90 days.

“The use of vulgar mannequin – whether male or female – is an affront to public moral and is considered to be a crime”, Pirgazi said, adding that the display of properly veiled mannequins which adhere to the national dress code would not be considered a crime.
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Postby Madison » Wed Nov 30, 2005 6:33 pm

Aren't we making more anatomically correct mannequins here? :-?

A little surprised this was a big enough story to make news. :-?
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Postby RugbyD » Wed Nov 30, 2005 6:38 pm

Madison wrote:A little surprised this was a big enough story to make news. :-?

Heh, well, Iran Focus news at least... ;-7
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