Friday, October 05, 2007

The F-Word has linked to a news article on Afghan TV's version of America's Next Top Model. Introducing the stylings of western fashion is certainly a sign of a different kind of life for these women and it's brave in the face of cleric Abdul Raouf, a member of the country’s ulema religious council making statements on the issue. “Not only is it banned by Islamic sharia law, but if we apply sharia law and take this issue to justice these girls should be punished.” Welcome to consumer capitalism Abdul Raouf.

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