Saturday, May 03, 2008


Before anyone chastises another person for being 'intolerant' of religion, please think about what you are promoting the tolerance of.

This first one is almost comical, but not quite:

Iran launches new crackdown on dress code offenders
Iran's religious codes require women to cover their hair and wear long, loose clothing to disguise their bodies in public, including offices where they may work with male colleagues.

Police sometimes check offices to ensure the codes are upheld and can shut them down. Some coffee shops have been closed after police said workers or customers were not meeting standards.

This one is quite long, and potentially upsetting, but the first minute should give you the gist of what is being said:

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