Tag Archives: Islam

A Woman in a Miniskirt

Not sure what interested me about this story of a woman in a miniskirt walking along an empty road: Apparently, it “caused a stir in Saudi Arabia.” In another report, it had “sparked outrage in Saudi Arabia.” And next it … Continue reading

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The Litmus Test Of Freedom

I mentioned it last week, and now Taking Liberties has a piece – The war on smoking is a war on individual freedom – on the liberation of Manbij, quoting from an article by Juliet Samuel in the Telegraph: The women are … Continue reading

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Antismoking and Islam

H/T Harley for The politics of smoking in today’s Middle East: Convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking, especially when so many rely on cigarettes and shishas as critical stress relief in a time of political and economic turmoil, would be a … Continue reading

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