Tehran police arrest 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify.

Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify, Iranian media reported Friday. Those arrested were accused of public order offences and referred to the state prosecutor's office, the Fars, ILNA and Tasnim news agencies reported without elaborating. (Agence France Presse)