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Female cartoon characters in Iran must have the hijab, Ayatollah rules

Ayatollah Khamenei says watching western television is wrong
Ayatollah Khamenei says watching western television is wrong
AP

Female cartoon characters shown on Iranian television should have their hair covered, the supreme leader has said, in a ruling that was featured prominently on pro-regime media.

In what the Tasnim News Agency described as an “important” response, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that technically it was not necessary for cartoon characters to observe the same rules as real people when it came to the hijab. However, he added that they should do so “because of the consequences of not doing so”.

He did not specify what he meant, but comparison with rulings on similar subjects would suggest he feared that to ignore the hijab in popular entertainment would have a knock-on effect for people’s observance.

In rulings last year he went into great detail

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