Saturday, November 07, 2009

Alaa Al-Aswany: When women are sinners in the eyes of extremists

Somalia is in the grip of famine and chaos but officials there are inspecting bras

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

The excessive interest in covering up women's bodies is not confined to the extremists in Somalia

The excessive interest in covering up women's bodies is not confined to the extremists in Somalia

The Shabaab movement in Somalia controls large parts of the south and centre of the country, and because officials in this movement embrace the Wahabi ideology they have imposed their views on Somalis by force and have issued strict decrees banning films, plays, dancing at weddings, football matches and all forms of music, even the ring tones on mobile phones. MORE HERE!

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