Once it is safe to call a pub “Mohammeds Bordello” we can chill out….
Kurt Bayer/The Sun/thanks to ROP
A MUSLIM leader has blasted a pub for using the name of holy city Medina – branding it an insult to his religion.
The boozer in Dundee changed its name from Bar Rio to Medina Bar and Grill after a renovation.
But this has sparked outrage – as Saudi Arabian city Medina is the second-holiest site in Islam behind Mecca.Â Medina is also a term used for a market or trading centre in north African cities.
But Mohammed Bashir Chohan, chairman of the Dundee Islamic Society, last night said: “People are upset about it because Medina is a holy city. It does hurt when somebody misuses the name, especially if they are going to sell liquor.” More>>