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Thu Sep 22, 2022, 02:13 PM

Christiane Amanpour Says Iran President Cancelled an Interview After She Declined to Wear a Hijab

CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour said in a Twitter thread Thursday that Iran's president, Ebrahim Raisi, cancelled a planned interview with her after she refused to wear a head scarf.

The veteran journalist's interview with Raisi was expected to focus on the death of a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died in the custody of the country's Morality Police, after being detained for allegedly wearing a hijab too loosely.

In a Twitter thread, 64-year-old Amanpour recounted how her interview was planned for Wednesday, during which she planned to ask Raisi about the protests. After hours of set-up, Amanpour wrote that she was approached by an aide of Raisi and asked to put on a headscarf.




"I politely declined. We are in New York, where there is no law or tradition regarding headscarves. I pointed out that no previous Iranian president has required this when I have interviewed them outside Iran," Amanpour wrote.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/cnn-s-christiane-amanpour-says-iran-president-cancelled-an-interview-after-she-declined-to-wear-a-hijab/ar-AA1283TP

Fuck you medieval minded misogynist.

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Reply Christiane Amanpour Says Iran President Cancelled an Interview After She Declined to Wear a Hijab (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Sep 22 OP
ProfessorGAC Sep 22 #1
Walleye Sep 22 #2
Boomerproud Sep 22 #3
usonian Sep 22 #4
samsingh Sep 22 #5
Dorian Gray Sep 22 #6
Hortensis Sep 22 #7
Raine Sep 22 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 02:14 PM

1. Oh, Brother!

Just another troglodyte.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 02:16 PM

2. Good job Christiane. Fucking old men think they have the right to push anybody around

Maybe she should’ve told him she burned her headscarf

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 02:16 PM

3. He's also a lying sack of dung.

Saw his interview recently and his dead eyes say it all.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 03:26 PM

4. And are male journalists required to be circumcized?

Asking for a friend.

(It seems to be mandatory)
https://islamqa.info/en/answers/9412/circumcision-in-islam-compulsory

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 03:38 PM

5. Good for her!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 03:46 PM

6. Wow

on US soil, too. Screw him.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 06:36 PM

7. Political decision. Wouldn't look good back in the home country right now.

Sounds like a no-brainer for Amanpour and company. She couldn't accede, and it'd be a mistake for the president to appear on TV with Amanpour's uncovered head and the ghost of that poor 22-year-old girl.

I heard that 40% of Iranians strongly support the religious laws, and no doubt many others do to a lesser degree -- their version of our religious conservatives.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 06:43 PM

8. Good for her 👍

he can't be allowed to dictate when he's in our country!

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