— Elnaz golrokh (@Elnaz_golrokh) May 13, 2016
Where is the feminist outrage over the ‘religion of peace’ after what they did to these models?
Models in Iran have been arrested and forced to grovel in public for posting glamorous pictures of themselves online without headscarves.
Police have arrested eight models in a new crackdown targeting ‘un-Islamic acts’ such as women exposing their hair online.
One famous beauty, Elham Arab, known for her wedding-dress portraits, was interrogated on camera at the Iranian Revolutionary Court with her blonde hair hidden under a black chador.
She was charged with ‘promoting western promiscuity’ and forced to give public ‘self-criticism.’
‘All people love beauty and fame,’ Arab said. ‘They would like to be seen, but it is important to know what price they will pay to be seen.’
Iranian Model, Elham Arab, answering to Tehran attorney for posting her pictures without scarf on Instagram pic.twitter.com/y1CSM4FrYQ
— potkin azarmehr (@potkazar) May 16, 2016
The arrests were made the sting operation code-named Spider-2 which particularly targeted users of the picture-sharing site Instagram.
The hijab has been compulsory in public in Iran since its 1979 Islamic revolution.
Read more: Daily Mail