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Iran bans make-up for women on TV
alarabiya ^ | 12/2/2009 | afp

Posted on 12/02/2009 11:16:59 PM PST by Nachum

Bookmark and ShareShare Send Save Print [ Wednesday, 02 December 2009 ] State TV chief says it goes against sharia Iran bans make-up for women on TV The Islamic republic's state television has eight TV channels (File) The Islamic republic's state television has eight TV channels (File)

TEHRAN (AFP)

Women appearing in television programs will not be allowed to wear make-up because it is against Islamic law, or sharia, media on Wednesday quoted the head of Iran’s state television as saying.

"Make-up by women during television programs is illegal and against Islamic sharia law ... There should not be a single case of a woman wearing make-up during a program," Ezatollah Zarghami was quoted as saying by the reformist Etemad newspaper.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bans; iran; makeup; women

1 posted on 12/02/2009 11:16:59 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Hey Iran. The 10th Century called, they want their idiots back.


2 posted on 12/02/2009 11:26:16 PM PST by BigCinBigD
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To: Nachum
No makeup? No problem.


3 posted on 12/02/2009 11:39:18 PM PST by Slyfox
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To: Nachum
I'm sure that it must be stated in the Qu’ran that females mustn’t wear make up on TV. That mohammad was a visionary!
4 posted on 12/02/2009 11:46:38 PM PST by mckenzie7 (I am a European American! Silly me. I never realized that before! Thanks, oh great unifier!)
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