Only Married Women Allowed to Play Music
Students in Kashan have been told female musicians and singers will face heavy restrictions if they take part in any performances at the city’s university. A group of students submitted a concert proposal to the university, but were shocked when not only did university authorities reject the pieces of music they had selected to perfom, they sent them a list of rules that female musicians must follow. The rules include a ban on women moving more than is necessary when they play instruments, a stipulation that female musicians must be married, and dress codes.
The Fog of App Wars in Iran
Taxi drivers in Tehran recently found access to their clientele was being blocked because they were using a traffic and location app. But is the block on the Waze app really a bid by some of Iran's most powerful elite to corner the market on navigation apps?