Otherwise occupied / Religious restraints
Cartoons depicting polygamy expose the fine line in Palestinian society between characterizing Islamic beliefs and criticizing them.
A young friend thought that I shouldn't write. That I shouldn't write what? That students at Bir Zeit University near Ramallah threatened a lecturer who hung caricatures on his office door about polygamy and the burqa (the robe that covers a woman from head to toe ). The lecturer himself refused to talk - as I heard indirectly - and the university's public relations department thanked me for my interest, but...
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