Saudi Arabia: Banning of 'indecent' cloaks
Saudi Arabian authorities have confiscated thousands of full-length black cloaks for women for violating Sharia, a Saudi newspaper has reported.
Al-Jazirah said religious police and officials from the commerce ministry had searched more than 350 shops and factories producing the abayas in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam.
Submitted on Mon, 05/06/2002 - 23:00
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