The Hijra. The process of moving an area towards greater and greater degrees of sharia adherence and islamic norms. Iran takes another step by implementing more of the pirate mohamed’s hatred of dogs.
H/T EDL Buck, Shabnam and many more.
- Dog walking in public and driving them in cars set to be prohibited in Iran
- Also banned in 2011 as Iranians with dogs were ‘blindly imitating the West’
- In Iran, dogs are considered unclean and only working dogs are tolerated
By Becky Evans
PUBLISHED: 12:14 GMT, 6 June 2013 | UPDATED: 12:14 GMT, 6 June 2013
Walking dogs in public or driving them around in cars is set to be banned in Iran.
Now dog owners fear their pets will be ‘arrested’ if they are caught in public and they could also face a fine.
It is the latest attempted crackdown on dogs in the country, where the animals are viewed as unclean.
Dog-owners such as Shohreh (pictured) fear losing their beloved pets in the latest clampdown
In 2011, authorities threatened to criminalise dog ownership and said the growing popularity of keeping the pets ‘poses a cultural problem, blind imitation of the vulgar Western culture’.
Deputy police chief Ahmad Reza Radan told the Fars news agency that they ‘will confront those who walk their dogs in the streets. Cars carrying dogs will also be impounded.’