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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Monday, 1 March 2004

Was this a 'Gay Wedding' in Saudi Arabia?

This curious story from al-Jazeera is most intriguing. A ceremony involving 2 Chadians and about 50 other participants was raided by police after a tip-off from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. However one of the two 'principals' Saudi sponsors (I won't go into what that means here) confirmed he had provided funds for the events, which is said to have been a rehearsal for a conventional wedding two days later. Will we ever get to know the truth?

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