The same way that the rich Arabs have been bribing journalists, businessmen, and diplomats to support the Arab war against Israel, beginning with the large sums expended to get African countries to sever dipomatic ties with Israel after the Six-Day War. It’s been a great success.
But when it comes to where the competition for the World Cup is to be held, there at least there may be some indignation. After all, it’s not something insignificant — the rights of the Jews, the survival of israel — that’s at stake, but where a soccer stadium is to be built, and players’ health to consider, and the appeal of such a locale as Qatar in the summer to foreign tourists. (by Hugh Fitzgerald)
When we visit Arab countries, we must obey Islamic laws. When Arabs visit our countries, we are expected to obey Islamic laws.
- ‘If you are in Qatar, you are one of us’: Qatar aims to educate tourists on modesty
- Men wearing shorts and singlets in public will be frowned upon
- Women should also avoid wearing garments which are too short or too tight, such as mini-skirts or sleeveless dresses
There are a range of other recommendations included in the campaign that visitors need to be wary of if planning to travel to Qatar.
Public displays of intimacy and affection are strongly discouraged in Qatar
Anyone who says indecent phrases or is involved in an obscene act in public could face up to six months in prison
ADVICE FOR VISITORS TO QATAR
Women should dress modestly and men should not be shirtless in public
Public displays of affection and intimacy are strongly discouraged
Ask permission before taking a photo of someone you don’t know personally
The campaign has received a mixed reaction online.
One person responded: ‘If this campaign ran in the UK it would be blasted for being “racist”. Why is it suddenly acceptable elsewhere, regardless of religious or cultural beliefs? Basic human rights should be accepted globally, not just where some see fit.’
The leaflets remind the visitor they are ‘one of us’ when visiting Qatar
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