The Iranian state radio and television organization announced it would be launching a media operation on the issue of hijab.
Head of the state television’s Bassij emphasized on the importance of compulsory veiling for women especially in the media. He said the operation takes place on the order of the head of the state TV organization and will cover all the state-run media.
The operation aims to carefully control women’s appearance on TV programs.
The state-run television and radio organization is directly supervised by Ali Khamenei, the mullahs’ Supreme Leader and he is the one who decides about the policies.
(State-run Mehr news agency- July 3, 2016)