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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Free Iranian Haircuts
November 25, 2011
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In July, 2010, the Islamic Republic of Iran introduced a new set of guidelines for appropriate male haircuts. Ponytails, longer hair and outrageous hairstyles - which many men wore to rebel against a government that cracks down on various pleasures, from pop music to public displays of affection - are off the menu. Barbers are expected to abide by the rules imposed by Iran's government.

Amnesty International's Amnesty TV site recently released a video that asks the question: can you export these new Iranian hairstyles? Specifically, can you convince Londoners to trade in their current styles for something approved by the Islamic Republic?

The answer is contained in the video below:


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