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Response to Vivi Andreson's comment

Reader comment on item: [Hamid Dabashi:] Columbia University's Hysterical Professor

Submitted by Sid Badakhsh (United States), Dec 3, 2004 at 23:18

My comment is not on this article but on the comment posted by Vivi Andersen regarding Van Gogh incident and Islam. As unfortunate and horrifying this incident was, I like to think that Ms. Anderson would agree that as valid it is to criticize the Islamic treatment of women, it would have been much more logical for Mr. Van Gough to criticize the ongoing slavery of women as young as 13 years old in Mr. Van Gogh's back yard of Amsterdam.
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