Iran Forcibly Closes Barbie-Selling Toy Stores
6:59 pm, January 20th | by Hillary Reinsberg
For decades, the government in Iran have been trying to steer people away from “manifestations of Western culture,” so it’s not hard to understand why Barbies — blond and scantily clad — would be a no-no. While police have been confiscating Barbies from stores for years, they’re now going so far as to shutter those that sell them.
In comparison, our domestic Barbie issues seem relatively benign.