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[Adapted from website:] Radio Zamaneh

[Date:] 22 Tir 1398 [13 July 2019]


Fundamentalist Member of Parliament: Not Wearing Hijab is Organized From Abroad

A member of the fundamentalist faction of the Iranian Parliament told the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA) that the source of [the practice of] not wearing a hijab is from abroad and its goal is the soft subversion of the Islamic Republic. ...

In another part of his conversation with ILNA, Aboutorabi spoke about the Baha’i Faith. He said,

“The Baha’i sect movement is being administered with heavy funding from abroad and this leads to unveiling and insult to public decency.”

He called Baha’ism a very dangerous current that is also managed from abroad and played a role in the events of 1388 [2009]. ...