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Sudanese Reporter Speaks Out On Pants Arrest

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Lubna Hussein faces flogging in Sudan for the crime of wearing pants. She tells the Observer, "It is not about religion, it is about men treating women badly." [Observer]


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I read about this on Yahoo news and Breitbart. One of the commenters on Breitbart (I think) mentioned the anti-waterboarding crowd is conspicuously silent on this issue.

The message given to this woman is that men who are trained to fight and withstand hardship deserve to be protected, but a woman who chooses to dress comfortably deserves to be flogged.