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49% of Iranians against compulsory veil

2 months 2 weeks ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has waded into a highly charged debate over the country's mandatory hijab law, abruptly releasing a three-year-old report suggesting that nearly half of Iranians were opposed to the government dictating what women should wear.

Turkey dashes hope of freeing Amnesty chief

2 months 3 weeks ago
Amnesty International's chairman in Turkey remained in custody Thursday -- a day after an Istanbul court ordered his conditional release -- after a prosecutor appealed to a different court for his detention to be renewed, the rights group said.
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