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Wednesday, 12 November 2008

The Saudis – always good for a laugh

Saudi Arabia is sponsoring a discussion at the United Nations on – wait for it – religious tolerance starting today. Yes, you got me right: religious tolerance.

Pardon me while I snort with laughter.

Saudi Arabia has a special police force to ensure that only one narrow sect of Islam predominates in the kingdom.

It's a bit like asking Fred Phelps to host a conference on why gays should have equality.

Full story here in the International Herald Tribune.

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