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Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 10 – Female students clashed with security agents in a Tehran university after a heated dispute over Iran’s austere dress regulations for women. The students from Tehran’s Industrial Aeronautic University defied agents of the State Security Forces when the latter harassed them on campus and tried to arrest them for violating the dress
regulations.

Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 04 – A hospital belonging to the Revolutionary Guards in the Iranian capital is refusing entry for women not wearing the head-to-toe covering known as chador, according to local residents.
Security guards outside the main entrance of Baqiyatollah Hospital were seen turning away women who were not wearing the chador.

New York Times: Hundreds of women staged an unauthorized demonstration in Tehran today, protesting sex discrimination under Iran's Islamic leadership just days before the June 17 presidential elections. The protest was the first public display of dissent by women since the 1979 revolution, when the new regime enforced obligatory veiling. "We are women, we are the children of this land, but we have no rights," they chanted.

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