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Iran Bans 'Homosexual' And 'Devil-Worshipping' Haircuts

A woman holds up a sign reading 'One day we'll march in Iran' while taking part in the Christopher Street Parade in Hamburg,
A woman holds up a sign reading 'One day we'll march in Iran' while taking part in the Christopher Street Parade in Hamburg, northern Germany, on August 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DPA/ MARKUS SCHOLZ GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read MARKUS SCHOLZ/AFP/Getty Images)

“Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic.

The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos seen as imitations of western lifestyles.

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