Thursday, May 26, 2016
Mixed Gender Party Sparks Anger In Saudi Arabia (Video)
A video showing male and female medical graduates in a party together sparked a furore in Saudi Arabia, with some viewers calling for their punishment. The film carried by some newspapers and social networks showed several men and women celebrating their graduation fron the faculty of medicine in a shopping mall in western town of Taif. Many people called for the punishment of the participants and the mall which allowed organization of the party. The participants in the party defended themselves saying the party was characterized by respect and good behavior. The pure Muslim society of Saudia banns mixed parties except for those closely related.