Amapour Blasts Iranian President's Request

The irony here:

Yahoo headline: CNN’s Christiane Amanpour says she pulled out of interview with Iran’s president after he demanded she wear a headscarf

Daniel Arkin
Thu, September 22, 2022 at 1:33 PM…

CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour said Thursday that she backed out of an interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after one of his aides said it would not happen unless she wore a headscarf.

In a Twitter thread, Amanpour chronicled how her scheduled interview with Raisi on Wednesday night in New York fell apart, characterizing the aide’s request as an “unprecedented and unexpected condition.”

Amanpour, CNN’s chief international anchor, said she planned to ask Raisi about the protests that have swept across Iran after Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman held by the country’s morality police for allegedly violating its strictly enforced dress code, died in custody last week.

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