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Saudi women with 'tempting' eyes may be forced to cover them

  1. pisean282311 profile image58
    pisean282311posted 6 years ago

    Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up under a new law in the country.

    The ultra-conservative Islamic state has said it has the right to stop women revealing 'tempting' eyes in public.

    A proposal to enshrine the measure in law has been tabled, Daily Mail reported Saturday quoting Sheikh Motlab al Nabet, spokesperson for Saudi Arabia's Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice.

    Women in Saudi Arabia already have to wear a long black cloak, called an abaya, cover their hair and, in some regions, conceal their faces while in public.

    If they do not, they face punishment including fines and public floggings.

    The proposal was made after a member of the committee was attracted by a woman's eyes as he walked along a street, provoking a fight, one report on the Bikya Masr news website suggested.

    The woman was walking with her husband who ended up being stabbed twice in the hand after the altercation.

    The virtue and vice committee has repeatedly been accused of human rights violations. Founded in 1940, its function is to ensure that Islamic laws are not broken in public in Saudi Arabia.

    In 2002, the committee refused to allow female students out of a burning school in the holy city of Mecca because they were not wearing correct head cover. The decision is thought to have contributed to the high death toll of 15.

    They are also banned from driving by religious edict and cannot travel without authorisation from their male guardians.

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      if true...it's really too bad....guess all the women will have to cover their eyes

      ....really what should happen is the idjuts that can't control themselves should have to 'cut it off' ......problem solved

      1. kirstenblog profile image79
        kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, I like the idea that they themselves should be the ones to have to cut it off! Not sure how you could make someone do that to themselves but, wow, poetic justice that would be! It would definitely have more of an impact then someone else cutting off the offending body part yikes

    2. Greek One profile image73
      Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Problem solved

      http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5166/5336211583_223dbaf3a8.jpg

      1. pisean282311 profile image58
        pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol ...next they would ban ray ban for making attractive products which attracted saudi men towards women smile

      2. kirstenblog profile image79
        kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Damn, the bridge of her nose is HOT! Did anyone else notice that bit of flesh?

        1. Greek One profile image73
          Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          sorry.. you're right

          http://cdn.newsthump.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/woman-hijab.jpg

          1. kirstenblog profile image79
            kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            I am not sure that works, just makes me wonder why slapstick humour is suddenly so erotic? lol

            1. Greek One profile image73
              Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              http://www.cyber-cinema.com/bestseller/t3stooges2sexy.jpg

              1. pisean282311 profile image58
                pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

                ohh legs are not covered...50 times flogging...case closed...

              2. kirstenblog profile image79
                kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-laughing025.gif

          2. kirstenblog profile image79
            kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            This guy finds her very erotic….
            http://www.triviatribute.com/images4/grouchomarx6.jpg

        2. Melissa-Chavez profile image60
          Melissa-Chavezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I gotta admit that was hilarious!! But it's actually so sad the measures women have to take just so men wont get "seduced" I mean are saudi men that easily turned on that women have to cover every part of her body?

          1. kirstenblog profile image79
            kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            I got a very weird mind sometimes tongue
            Humor does often illustrate well the most absurd aspects of humanity. I hate this idea that someone else it responsible for our own actions. That a woman be blamed because a man can't control himself is pathetic.

            1. pisean282311 profile image58
              pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

              It is ridiculous...if a man can't control his senses that should be his problem and restrictions should be on him...

              1. kirstenblog profile image79
                kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                It would be fair if we could all blame our actions on others. I could say that my local shops package their goods in pretty packages and I just can't help myself, I just have to steal it. It's the fault of the companies for making their goods so darned seductive! Would that work ya think? tongue

                1. pisean282311 profile image58
                  pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  lol

                  1. kirstenblog profile image79
                    kirstenblogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                    Funny but not likely to work eh?

      3. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb320/davyharmony/Scissors.gif

    3. Jesus was a hippy profile image61
      Jesus was a hippyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I hate Saudi. It is such a sexist country.

  2. kirstenblog profile image79
    kirstenblogposted 6 years ago

    Can I blame my bad actions on those they hurt too? Why be responsible for yourself when it's easier to blame your victims for being so easy to victimize?
    Maybe if I go shoplifting I can blame the shops for having such tempting items on offer when I am too lazy to work for the money to pay for it?
    How are any of these situations different from the actions of Saudi men?

  3. WriteAngled profile image84
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    The original proposal would be immensely enhanced if it was extended to allow any woman whose voice is deemed "too sexy" to have her throat cut immediately...

    [sarcasm alert for the obtuse!]

    But the counter-proposal is infinitely more appealing.

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      lol ya women must keep mum when they are out of their home might be new law...

  4. skyfire profile image75
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Damn you greek, you beat me by 36 seconds. I was going for the image Burqa+ray ban.

  5. Greek One profile image73
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    The proposal was made after a member of the committee was attracted by a woman's eyes as he walked along a street, provoking a fight, one report on the Bikya Masr news website suggested.


    How about this as another possible solution...

    http://www.johnlund.com/images/86194737.jpg

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      lol but problem is saudi ban tie and shirts too smile

      1. Greek One profile image73
        Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        the solution is to desensitize everyone about sexuality.

        The only way to do that is to mandate that everyone walks around naked.

  6. pisean282311 profile image58
    pisean282311posted 6 years ago

    http://s3.hubimg.com/u/5798046_f248.jpg

    hows this?

    1. Greek One profile image73
      Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      no.. too S & Mish

  7. WriteAngled profile image84
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    Why not declare all Saudi men must live in purdah, forbidden to leave the house under any circumstances, so that they may thus avoid all matter of temptation and not be placed in situations where they might become aggressive and violent.

    Women can then get on in peace with the business of running the country and the economy.

    1. Greek One profile image73
      Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How the hell are they supposed to get to bomb building class then??

      1. pisean282311 profile image58
        pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        lol

    2. skyfire profile image75
      skyfireposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      God's word in a book written by men, remember ?

      1. pisean282311 profile image58
        pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        yup...that gets manifested in what we are discussing right now...

  8. habee profile image96
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Why are Saudi men so easily aroused?? Can they bottle that stuff and sell it to replace Viagra?

    1. LeanMan profile image88
      LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes... Saudi men are very easily aroused!! The sight of an ankle or wrist is enough to get them pointing and salivating...  I have seen it!!

      The men have no idea as to how to behave around women, in most social situations I have been in where the men have been around women (parties!!) their idea of chatting up a woman is to force them into a corner and not let them past!!

      1. Greek One profile image73
        Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        we have so much in common, east and west

        1. LeanMan profile image88
          LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Most of the men in Saudi Arabia are far worst than the worst of the men I have met in the west!!! Far worse - they really do see women as pieces of meat and have zero respect for them....

  9. LeanMan profile image88
    LeanManposted 6 years ago

    Covering the eyes will never be passed as a law - the religious police have been slowly losing all their power over the last few years and many women now openly show their hair, especially outside Riyadh.
    You will now see many Saudi women who refuse to cover their faces and hair and will even leave their Abaya unbuttoned to reveal designer clothes underneath, especially in more open cities like Jeddah or Al-Khobar.
    The religious police are totally unable to enforce the current rules so they would certainly be unable to take a step further backwards with this proposed law when women are being given the vote and are actively campaigning and winning ground to be able to drive.

    1. Greek One profile image73
      Greek Oneposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Damn Arab MTV

      1. LeanMan profile image88
        LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I love arab MTV... some of those girls are really HOT...

  10. LeanMan profile image88
    LeanManposted 6 years ago

    Just one little story to add before I retire for the evening....

    I was in a Saudi dept store with my wife and I just happened to spot a beautiful looking Saudi woman - her Abaya was cut to show off her figure, her gold shone beautifully and her eyes were stunning, even from about 20 feet away...

    My wife said to me to go closer and check her out with a wicked look in her eyes too.. lol

    So I did - I nearly threw up - The woman stank of a combination of the worst case of body odor and terrible Saudi perfume..... So they know how to protect themselves!!!! lol

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      lol

    2. Melissa-Chavez profile image60
      Melissa-Chavezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      lmao i swear a tear came down. that was hilarious..

      1. LeanMan profile image88
        LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        It is a true story also,..............

        Some of them do have beautiful eyes... after a while it does become quite erotic......

        1. Melissa-Chavez profile image60
          Melissa-Chavezposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Well it depends where your minds at lol. Eyes r the window to the soul,, beautiful and pure. But i suppose some women do have a more "seductive" eyes than others. But i think the same is true with men because i've seen some guys eyes and feel mesmerized and think to myself "wow those are  gorgeous eyes" but i never get erotic thoughts.

  11. profile image0
    Emile Rposted 6 years ago

    If that is a glimpse of Islam, it is a sick, sick philosophy.

  12. Disappearinghead profile image79
    Disappearingheadposted 6 years ago

    The Saudi's are Wahabi Muslims and they think all other Muslims are backsliding corrupt Western infidel loving apostates. They also hate anything that might be adopted as a shrine and as a result 90% of the historic Mecca has been demolished. They even demolished a mosque devoted to the Prophet's daughter and build a public toilet in its place. One gets the distinct impression they only tolerate the Hajj and left to them they would demolish the Karba too.

    1. LeanMan profile image88
      LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      But now the new developments in Mecca are being looked upon as creating new shrines and idols and people are protesting against the new Makkah royal clock tower, the second biggest building in the world that overshadows the Kabba... But at least that will make them lots of money as one of the most expensive hotels in the world..

    2. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      left to them they would demolish the Karba too.lol...wahabis...hmmm...

  13. WriteAngled profile image84
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    What I find so sad is that, in the distant past, some of the most tolerant communities with respect to other faiths were Muslim. Perhaps not surprisingly, this was also the period in which the arts, sciences and medicine reached their highest levels of development in Islamic society.

    Since then, all I can see is an unremitting descent into darkness.

    Perhaps it might have been different if Sufism had been able to establish a firmer hold, rather than being persecuted by the fundamentalists.

  14. shogan profile image87
    shoganposted 6 years ago

    You can just imagine some poor woman, walking around, flashing and winking her eyes at everyone, without a soul forcing her to cover up.  She'd have a quite a sad moment.

  15. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 6 years ago

    This is so ridiculous I would laugh, but unfortunately, it's not at all funny, is it.

    1. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      yup...unfortunately it is not at all funny...

      1. LeanMan profile image88
        LeanManposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        It made me laugh..... lol

 
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