But the white flag was not a surrender; it was apparently a symbol of Western feminists.
Iranian state media warns women that not covering their hair could open them up to violent attacks by encouraging male urges, but Taherian says she was harassed regardless.
(Photo by Muhannad Fala'ah /Getty Images)Almost 15 years after the war that ended Saddam Hussein's rule in Iraq, the circumstances that led to it and the way it was conducted remain controversial.
However, even the most ardent opponents of the war admit that the end of dictatorship in Baghdad gave Iraq an opportunity to seek a different, hopefully better, future which might include democratization.
According to the Los Angeles Times: Continue Reading Article In Berlin, Germany, the first mosque to welcome unveiled women and gays opened last year, co-founded by Turkish-German human-rights activist Seyran Ates.
In contrast to traditional mosques, males and females worship together in the new mosque.