Jerusalem State of Mind Quote of the Day: September 25, 2013

The Condemned: Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Condemned: Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran

“This is a good time to ask apologists for the Islamic regime, who degrades Islam? Who imposes stoning, forced marriage of underage girls and flogging for not wearing the veil? Do such practices represent Iran’s ancient history and culture, its ethnic and religious diversity? Its centuries of sensual and subversive poetry?”

– Azar Nafisi, Iranian author of the international bestseller
‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’

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