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Iranian Police Close 24 Internet Cafes

Iranian police have closed down 24 Internet cafes and other coffee shops in as many hours, detaining 23 people, as part of a broad crackdown on immoral behavior in the Islamic state, official media said. The action in Tehran province was the latest move in a campaign against fashion and other practices deemed incompatible with Islamic values, including women flouting strict dress codes and barber shops offering men Western hair styles.

  • Read the article: Reuters | Posted: 12/17/2007 05:15:00 PM | Permalink

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