Saturday, July 20, 2013

Elders ban women from shopping alone in NW Pakistan

Pakistan continues it's backward journey into the 7th century barbarism of Islam.  They're more and more like the Saudis every day.  But then, there's a race of sorts to see which Islamic hell hole can out do the others with the imposition of "pure" Islam.  As always, the police are in cahoots with the Islamists.


Elders ban women from shopping alone in NW Pakistan

By Agencies

Published Saturday, July 20, 2013

Tribal elders and clerics in northwest Pakistan have barred women from shopping in bazaars without a male relative, elders and an official said on Saturday.

The decision was taken on Friday in the Karak district of conservative Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders the restive tribal areas along the Afghan border.

"We have decided that women will not visit bazaars without a male relative," Maulana Mirzaqeem, a cleric and tribal elder, told AFP by telephone.

"Those who will visit markets without male relatives will be handed over to police," he said.

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