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Why are non-Muslims banned from Mecca

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Submitted by Obied Khan (Canada), Feb 18, 2006 at 16:57

Pat was asking why non-Muslims banned from Mecca, and I like to ask Pat why would you or a non-Muslim wants to go to Mecca?

You will not find any bars or nightclubs, you will not find naked women that you can look at, and you will not find anything that will suit you. You will only find worshippers everywhere you go, so even if it was open for you, you will not even think of visiting Mecca.

On the other hand, if you are from Vietnam and wants to visit USA, you have to get a visa for that, and the USA have full right to issue you a visa or refuse you.

Now if USA refuse to give you the visa, would you think that this is not right. I do not think so, even you may have all the papers required to get the visa but USA still have the right to refuse that , and not only that, they do not even say the reasons.

Now the visa to visit Mecca is to become a Muslim, if you do that, the Saudi Arabian Authority can not refuse you.

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