Thursday, September 07, 2006

No Women Allowed

On the news from Washington Post:

Saudis Consider Banning Women From Mecca

The Associated Press
Thursday, September 7, 2006; 2:25 PM

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia -- Officials are considering an unprecedented proposal to ban women from performing the five Muslim prayers in the immediate vicinity of Islam's most sacred shrine in Mecca. Some say women are already being kept away.

The issue has raised a storm of protest across the kingdom, with some women saying they fear the move is meant to restrict women's roles in Saudi society even further.
Its a pity that, while the world is moving forward, and I thought that KSA was moving along with it. Proposals like this are still being considered.

Please fill in the blanks:

No____ allowed here.
______ kind of people, keep out.