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Iran fears attacks on the affluent over chicken commercials

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As a last resort to fight soaring food prices, a top Iranian official has proposed a ban on images of people eating chicken on television.

National Police Chief Esma’il Ahmadi Moghadam suggested that images of chicken should be banned from state television, fearing that they may provoke attacks on affluent Iranians by the underprivileged, reports the Mehr News Agency.

“Films are the now the window to society, and some of those witnessing the class gap may say: ‘We will take our knives and take our rights from the rich,'” said Moghadam.

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