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An Iranian rock climber, who competed in Seoul without a hijab, has loved ones worried as she hasn’t been seen since the competition. According to The Guardian, friends have been unable to contact Elnaz Rekabi since she supposedly returned home with the rest of the team on Sunday. Rekabi took part in the Asian Championships without wearing a hijab, which is against Iran’s strict law that mandates all women wear a head covering. The BBC quoted “well-informed sources” as saying Rekabi’s mobile phone and passport had been confiscated before she boarded a flight back to Tehran. The news channel presenter […]

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What a sad world we live in, when will these outdated medieval religions catch up with the real world, never I suspect because that means their power and influence would vanish.

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Or when is the world going to say enough is enough to these medieval dictators that run many countries on this planet with down trodden people under their control. Sadly it looks like the evil is rising to the top and out of control, globalization and multiculturalism is garbage we are all just ordinary people who may look different but we are all the same inside and we need to get along and make our planet safe again please.

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2 hours ago, Smiler said:

What a sad world we live in, when will these outdated medieval religions catch up with the real world, never I suspect because that means their power and influence would vanish.

"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful."

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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