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Lose the Abaya

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Submitted by Mark (United Arab Emirates), Mar 7, 2006 at 11:42

Should Michael convert to Islam, I would advise him to lose the abaya. It is against Islamic teachings for men to dress as women and vice versa.. It is also against the law in many Arabic countries..

Michael if you get a chance to read this, I strongly urge you to go back to California. You are dealing with a medieval system here, if you think the court case last year was hard you are in for a shock when sharia starts coming down on you..

But then again, on the other hand, a little bit of waasta goes a long way in the middle east and money can buy waasta many of the shabaab have some quirky fetishes so you might feel right at home..
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