A Canadian newspaper withdrew a report that Iran had decided to make its Jews wear a yellow strip of material on their clothing. The National Post report last Friday raised a storm of protests in the West. But the newspaper backtracked after it emerged that while the Iranian Parliament had recently passed legislation setting a dress code for Muslims, there was no specific law singling out Jews.
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