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Old 11-18-2008, 12:50 AM
 
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's police, who have recently cracked down on dissident bloggers and broken up anti-government demonstrations, say that protests over an edict against Muslim women wearing trousers are a security threat.

Mainly Muslim Malaysia's National Fatwa Council recently issued a religious ruling that wearing trousers was un-Islamic.

Tomboy protests a security threat? | Oddly Enough | Reuters
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Old 11-18-2008, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I wish there were more details. The news media insultingly treats us like morons again. In Pakistan, trousers are the national dress for Muslim women, and in a traditional setting, are socially obligatory. Called the shalwar kameez.

While America burns, our news media is preoccupied with tut-tut stories about how foolish everybody else in the world is.
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