Shirin Ebadi says Dilma not to wear veils when you visit Iran
November 14, 2010 § Leave a comment
Iran – Iranian Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi, called on Sunday to elect president, Rousseff, if you visit that Iran “does not cover the head with a veil,” to defend the rights of women. She also asked that the next president will talk with independent movements of Iranian women, “not only with those in Parliament.”
“All women, Muslim or not, coming to Iran have to cover their heads. Someone has to show the Government of Iran that this law is not right,” Shirin said.
Dilma not be anticipated as its relations with Iran but has stated that “a very intransigent position” in relation to human rights.
Brazil recently strengthened ties with Iran and defended its right to develop a nuclear program for peaceful purposes.
On his visit to Tehran in May, Lula and the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed an agreement with Iran for the exchange of uranium for its nuclear reactors for scientific purposes.
This agreement was rejected by the nuclear powers who accuse Tehran of concealing its civilian program in another clandestine military purposes, with which to create a nuclear weapons arsenal.