Christiane Amanpour says she canceled Iranian president's interview after he demanded she wear head scarf
While Amanpour has worn head scarves in the past for interviews in other countries, like Iran or Afghanistan, she noted that she would not wear one in a country where it is not required.cbsnews.com
Iranian Women Are Burning Their Hijabs And Cutting Their Hair, And Their President Just Ditched An Interview After The Reporter Refused To Wear A Headscarf
Mahsa Amini, 22, was detained by the morality police in Tehran for her "improper hijab" and died days later. Protests over her death have morphed into widespread dissent against the regime.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Amanpour, Iranian president walk away from interview over head scarf dispute
CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi walked away from an interview in New York City on Wednesday following a dispute over Amanpour wearing a headscarf. In a series of tweets Thursday morning, Amanpour said that she was slated to speak with Raisi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in…news.yahoo.com
CNN's Amanpour regrets equating Trump with Nazi assault
Amanpour says she regrets a comment equating Donald Trump's presidency with Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the launch of the Holocaust. Amanpour said on her weekday program that airs on PBS and CNN International that the Nazis were assaulting fact, knowledge, history and truth. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – CNN's Christiane Amanpour says she regrets equating President Donald Trump's tenure to Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews in Nazi Germany seen historically as the Holocaust's launch. Amanpour had noted the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, an attack on Jews, their businesses and synagogues that happened Nov. 9-10, 1938. She said it was an assault on “fact, knowledge, history and truth,” and that the Trump administration represented a modern-day attack on the same values.