Sunday, May 6, 2007

Ahmadinejad accused of indecency

Iran's president has come under fire from a conservative newspaper after he publicly kissed the hand of a woman who used to be his school teacher.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a conservative by the standards of Iranian politics, was attacked by the Hezbollah newspaper for acting "contrary to Sharia law".

It accused him of "indecency and violating religious values".

The elderly woman at the centre of the controversy was wearing thick gloves, a headscarf, and a long black coat.

Ahmadinejad, better known in the west for his fiery anti-Israel rhetoric and his staunch defence of Iran's nuclear program, has been criticised in the past by ultra-conservative elements in Iran.

He once suggested that women should be allowed to watch football matches. This proved highly controversial and was turned down.

How ridiculous is this? Indecency for kissing an elderly lady's hand that had a heavy glove on it? And ohh, can't let women watch soccer ("football") matches. It might make us attack the men. They are half naked ya know! It's inappropriate!

A, who will be inappropriate if she wants to!

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Blogger Robin Edgar said...

Well don't be *too* inappropriate. . . ;-)

May 8, 2007 at 3:56 AM  
Blogger Not Muslim Anymore said...

Do I have to Robin? You don't let me have any fun! ;)

May 8, 2007 at 6:40 AM  

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