Iranians Obsessed With ‘Immoral’ Websites On Ashura

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August 29, 2011 What kind of websites do you think Iranians in the capital visited most on Ashura, commemorated by Shi’a as a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Imam Hossein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad? “Immoral” websites, according to an official with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). “Based on some figures regarding the use of immoral websites by web users during noon on Ashura, among 182 countries, Tehran ranked first and Shiraz was in 15th place,” Ebrahim Bayani, a deputy IRGC Intelligence chief, was quoted as saying on August 26 by the semi-official Fars news agency….

 

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