I took back my 500,000 rials () because we were deceived,' Nasim, an architect in her 30s said.'When they separate us, it is like they are casting us aside. Everywhere in the world, marathons are held on public streets, not in a closed space,' she said.
Sports Minister Massoud Solanifar denied claims that the separation of sexes was imposed at the last minute.'From the start, there was no chance the competition would be mixed,' he told Iranian media.
He hasn't been straight with you, but you should be with him. As for whether you should tell your friends, you can't decide what they should know until you learn the facts. Dear Lover, It may be wonderful for your daughter, a couple of decades from now, for her literate (and I hope age-appropriate) lover to whisper, "Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. Lo-lee-ta." But it will be less fun for her to have well-read adults do a double-take when she's introduced or to hear the taunts when her high-school classmates get clued in and start quoting Nabokov. Then parents must have realized they were naming their sweet little darlings after a pedophile's object of desire, and has given the name an air of freedom against tyranny.
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books is a book by Iranian author and professor Azar Nafisi.
Published in 2003, it has been on the New York Times bestseller list for over one hundred weeks and has been translated into thirty-two languages.
When 34-year-old photographer Azadeh Fatehrad first laid eyes on an image by Hengameh Golestan, of women protesting in the streets of Tehran in 1979, she was struck immediately — it was unlike anything she had seen before.
Born in 1981 in Iran, Fatehrad had learned in school that women made a smooth transition to Islamic rules imposed after the 1979 Revolution — in particular adopting a compulsory dress code, the hijab.