Saudi Arabia Police Arrest Woman for Wearing Miniskirt In Public (picture/video)

at 04:05 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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A Saudi woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop top in public is being investigated by the country’s religious police.
The young woman, a model reportedly called Khulood, potsed the short clip on Snapchat showing herself walking around a historic fort in Ushayqir.

Ushayqir Heritage Village, which is around 96 miles away from Riyadh, is in Najd – one of the country’s most conservative provinces.
Since the video was shared online, many Saudis have called for Khulood to be arrested for breaking the country’s strict dress code.
Women in Saudi Arabia are required to wear ‘abayas’ – loose-fitting, full-length robes – and headscarves.

According to the BBC, journalist Khaled Zian tweeted: ‘The return of the Haia [religious police] here is a must.’
And another user argued: ‘We should respect the laws of the country.

‘In France, the niqab is banned and women are fined if they wear it. In Saudi Arabia, wearing abayas and modest clothing is part of the kingdom’s laws.’
But many other Saudis came to the woman’s defence, calling her ‘brave’ and pointing out the hypocrisy of calling for her arrest, while praising western women who dress in the same way.
Wael al-Gassim, the writer and philosopher, told the BBC he was ‘shocked to see those angry, scary tweets’.
‘I thought she had bombed or killed somebody. The story turned out to be about her skirt, which they did not like,’ he said.

Some also noted that Melania Trump chose not to wear an abaya during her husband’s visit to Saudi in May, and yet was praised for her choice of dress.
Fatima al-Issa tweeted in Arabic: ‘If she were a foreigner, they would sing about the beauty of her waist and the enchantment of her eyes… But because she is Saudi they are calling for her arrest.’
Saudi’s religious police, the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, tweeted that it was aware of the video and was in contact with the relevant authorities.

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ruthie at 04:36 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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CHRISETTE at 05:47 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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So unfortunate for her
tegonwa at 05:49 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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She must have read about Rihana and her billionaire boyfriend. This is perhaps her own way of searching. And Ebube Nwagbo is still in Nigeria declaring love for Saudi Arabian billionaires without any further effort. Very lazy of her.Lazily hopeless!
Sniper101 at 06:37 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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in a bid to show off her Islamic self to the world, via social media, see the degree of trouble the use of the 'social media' have gotten her cute as* into    Grin
SOGaiya at 07:58 PM, 19 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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is normal and am nt suprise
crocatum at 12:55 AM, 20 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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Saudi Alam mia, wants to modernise itself, they realise their economy cannot rely on oil, they realise that they need to take more jobs for their lazy people, and they have been empowering  women recently, because of this empowerment, the women are more confident that they can take such selfie, so how would Alam mia respond to this, haha, Alam mia is famous for beheading, nice and refreshing.
osayan1 at 05:21 AM, 20 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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she fotget her self
dleg at 05:36 AM, 20 Jul 17 (4 months ago)
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