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Brickbat: Harboring a Fugitive

pregnantEvgenyatamanenko / Dreamstime.comWhen Iryna Nohai had stomach cramps, she went to a doctor who discovered she was pregnant. And since she was living in the United Arab Emirates, the doctor also reported to police she'd been having sex outside of marriage, which is illegal in the country. Both Nohai and her fiancee were detained and have been held since January.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    A brickbat about Islamic intolerance? In a time when we're debating a Muslim ban in the United States? WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

  • JeremyR||

    You realize your magazine apparently just won an award for an article about muslims in American and how oppressed they are because they can't do things like this here? (Yet, anyway)

  • Calidissident||

    Really? Where is that article?

  • PS||

    I wonder what L Sarsour's thoughts are on this.

  • Radioactive||

    ...those wacky moooslems!!!

  • ||

    'Hm. I don't like the looks of that fetus in the ultra sound. Have you been fucking around? I'm gonna have to call the police.'

    /Western feminists remain silent. Swedish ones cheer.

  • Jerryskids||

    The UAE's the reasonably moderate, non-explody sorts of Mohammedans, right?

  • Libertarian||

    Not sure, but I assume that they're every bit as freedom-loving as our good friends in Saudi Arabia.

  • ace_m82||

    They sponsor a top level cycling team...

  • Stormy Dragon||

    she'd been having sex outside of marriage, which is illegal in the country

    Eddie is jealous.


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