Blogland,  Iran,  Islamism

Sex-assault victim arrested

“Only in the Islamic Republic!” says Iranian blogger Azarmehr, in a rather disturbing post.

The executive summary is this:An Iranian professor repeatedly sexually harassed a female student. In order to report the abuse, she arranged with some friends to record the evidence on their mobile phones – which they did. When she reported the professor’s behavior, she and her friends were arrested instead because “exposing the sin” is a greater crime than the crime itself. The woman was additionally charged with “having an unlawful affair”.

Read the whole story here.

There are some other reports on this story here and here.