Under the Black Blanket

01/02/12

"Conserving Female Dignity" in Egypt

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An Egyptian court yesterday ruled that Egypt's ban on television anchors in "hijab" (head scarves), a regulation in place since the dawn of the television age - should be sacked.
The case was filed several years ago by a television anchorwoman who wanted to keep her covering on. The court fined the Minister of Information 20,000 Egyptian Pounds and said the scarf "conserves her dignity."
The full story is at BikyaMasr.


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