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Submitted by Ron (United States), Mar 11, 2013 at 15:43

There are far more serious matters to comment on than these rather mild re-dressing of women in photographs published in media in Moslem controlled countries. Modesty standards differ. Analogous modesty 'police' activities in non-Moslem (so far) free society countries would be an outrage, and, in fact, do occur.

While such modified photos would not be accepted in free 'Western' countries, and we may not like when other countries do so, we need to first protect and preserve our liberty. Promulgating our standards on other independent entities contributes to our being viewed as colonialists.

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