Lecturer is suspended for playing violin in girls’ class

Prince Mohammed University, one of the largest private colleges in Saudi Arabia, has suspended a foreign teacher after he played the violin in front of a class of young women. The matter came to light when a student posted a video of the performance on Youtube.

Dr Eisa Al Ansari, the rector, said the action was contrary to tradition and Ministry of Education regulations.

Saudi Arabia is an elightened member of the United Nations council for human rights.

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  • “Dr Eisa Al Ansari, the rector, said the action was contrary to tradition and Ministry of Education regulations.”

    Does somebody have a written set of those traditions at hand for our enlightenment?
    I thought in Saudi-Arabia they only have the rule that you can not fiddle with the instruments of your mother, daughter or sister, but that fiddling with first cousins already is fine.

  • Nothing but a bunch of backwards tribesmen sitting on oil money. Oh, and they so love driving around London in their Ferraris with their Brit girlfriends.

  • … a prime example of the hypocrisy, weakness and cowardice of the United Nations that allows this “enlightened” country to be on its human rights council, which no doubt would embrace other “enlightened” countries like China, with its “enlightened” conduct in Tibet, (and which recently gave their equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize to the “enlightened”, peace-loving, great humanitarian Robert Mugabe…
    United Nations: HANG YOUR HEADS IN SHAME!

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