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Saturday, July 23, 2005

Saudis Allow Their Women To Fly Planes But Forbid Them To Drive Cars!

Via khaleejtimes-
More than one hundred Muslim clerics, shaikhs, judges, Islamic scholars, Islamic university teachers and other Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia have signed a statement against allowing women to drive.

Those who signed such a statement
pointed out that allowing women to drive would have economic burdens “like the multi-ownership of cars in one family instead of just one being used by the driver; the replacement of a car by another one since women are known to like everything new and the burden of the government having to open special female sections in all Traffic Departments.”

Strange enough, A Saudi woman, Captain Hanadi Hindi, 27, is preparing to take to the skies...


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