The regime in Iran is cracking down on young people who engage in water fights in a park in Tehran. The park has become the favored place for youngsters to take part in the latest craze: battles with squirt guns and plastic bottles full of water. The regime considers this sort of fun sinful, not least because young people of both sexes mix to play the game. In addition, the mullahs have determined that the practice was introduced by foreign agents, and may be a precursor to political unrest.
In other news, at the instigation of Geert Wilders, the Dutch government is ready to ban the burka. The Interior Ministry says that the cabinet has been presented with the plan, and will definitely approve it.
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