Now risking the death penalty, Iranian prostitutes began to work more discretely on the street.Over time, they developed new ways to solicit clients.
General Hossein Sajadinia confirmed the unit - who cover Elburz Mountains outside Tehran, Iran - have been equipped with new uniforms to “withstand the mountainous conditions and yet be flexible enough to arrest offenders while chasing them on the slopes”.
Each contains its own section of I spent two nights online with an Iranian friend, going over these websites in some detail, concentrating on the main, Farsi pages but with some attention to the English sections as well.
We found nothing resembling the fatwa against men and women chatting.
Under the Shah’s rule, prostitutes – who were already breaking the law then – worked mainly in the capital’s red-light district, known as Shahr-e-no or New Town.
In 1979, revolutionaries launched a crackdown on brothels and tore them down.