At least 20 Indonesians, nearly all women, are on death row in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
Â “Mecca is a holy place, but the people who live there are very uncivilized,” said the executed maid’s daughter, Een Nuraeni, who prays regularly and wears a veil pulled tightly over her hair. “There is nothing in Islamic law that says you can torture or rape your housemaid.” Â Really?Â
Was Whole Foods planning to use the Islamic holiday of Ramadan to attract Muslim customers?
Some news outlets are reporting that Whole Foods, a popular grocery chain, recently sent an e-mail to all of its stores instructing staffÂ notÂ to promote the Islamic holiday of Ramadan this year. The e-mail claims that some bloggers and customers have “misinterpreted”Â a recent, online give-a-way to mean that the store planned to support the Islamic holiday.
But, at least one blogger â€” Debbie Schlussel (a conservative who has covered Whole Foods extensively) â€“Â believes that the letter may be a staged attempt to stem off negative publicity, while also serving as a mechanism to strike back at herÂ for negative coverage she’s given the company. Allow me to explain the background. Â (The Blaze)
Here’s the Schlussel link: