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Iran: Top Shia cleric says unveiled women turn men into beasts

Posted by avideditor on April 11, 2008

Iran: Top Shia cleric says unveiled women turn men into beasts: “

In other words, the uncovered meat is the source of all evil.

Mashad, 10 April (AKI) – A top Shia cleric in Iran has said that unveiled women are a serious danger to Iranian society as they cause men to be ‘transformed into beasts’.

‘Women without the veil are a danger that the authorities underestimate,’ said Hojatolislam Seyyed Ahmad Elmalhoda, a powerful cleric who leads the Friday prayers in Mashad, a site considered sacred for Shia Muslims as it houses the shrine of Imam Reza.

‘This situation is very serious in that if men see these bad women, they will turn into beasts, and then the whole of society will have to pay the consequences.’

According to the Shia cleric, women who do not respect conservative Islamic dress rules are ‘sources of all that is bad in society.’

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