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London 2012 Olympics: Saudi Arabian Judo Athlete Will Compete in Headscarf: Right or Wrong?

Daryl 2012/08/01 19:00:00
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TELEGRAPH.CO.UK reports:
A female Saudi Arabian athlete will compete in a headscarf during her judo event, the International Olympic Committee confirmed today.
arabian athlete compete headscarf judo event international olympic committee confirmed

Read More: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/news/944...

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  • JMCC 2012/08/01 15:53:23
    Right
    JMCC
    +32
    This is the first time that the Saudi's have allowed women to compete.

    One step at a time...

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  • Ginger Jackal 2012/08/03 00:03:56
    Ginger
    False , ask to Saudi Men they will tell you women are inferiors than men , and you can see it just watch women rights there . Women will answer same . In theirs eyes they are .
  • Jackal Ginger 2012/08/03 04:31:10
    Jackal
    Just like the bible.
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/03 10:03:49
    Defend Western Civlization
    Wrong again Obama Representative
  • Jackal Defend ... 2012/08/04 04:45:38 (edited)
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/04 11:20:44
    Defend Western Civlization
    i see more hate spew and vulgar language from you a big time Obama Representative and leader of the Liberal Progressive DNC
  • Jackal Defend ... 2012/08/04 11:31:39
    Jackal
    All this stuff you are saying, you are describing yourself.

    I acted just like you.
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/04 12:18:23
    Defend Western Civlization
    No you a Representative of obama is Representation the Hate by Obama and liberal progressive of America/Israel and Western Superior Civilization
  • bleep 2012/08/02 06:14:39
    Right
    bleep
    +1
    100% ok. freedom of religion is a basic right. even tho muslims want to take it away from people.
  • Jackal bleep 2012/08/02 06:23:58
    Jackal
    +3
    Christians are taking away my rights every day.
  • bleep Jackal 2012/08/02 06:26:10
    bleep
    i find that hard to believe.
  • Jackal bleep 2012/08/02 06:31:41 (edited)
  • bleep Jackal 2012/08/02 06:37:48
    bleep
    do you honestly think you i want to live under muslim law. do what you want but don't impose your beliefs on me. really all i see is violence from muslims. go ahead shoot
  • Jackal bleep 2012/08/02 06:52:57
    Jackal
    I was pointing out the fact that you think Muslims are trying to take your rights when Christians has already taking the rights of others. As long as the comfortable life of Christians go undisturbed, Christians will continue to force their laws on other American people.
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/02 10:45:00
    Defend Western Civlization
    11 Nurses Poisoned for Eating During Ramadan...
    http://www.asianews.it/news-e...
  • bleep Jackal 2012/08/03 05:04:14
    bleep
    explain
  • sockpuppet Jackal 2012/08/02 13:53:06
    sockpuppet
    I'd like to see a brief list of how your rights are being taken away by Christians.
  • Jackal sockpuppet 2012/08/02 19:25:51
    Jackal
    Closing of Government Facilities on Sundays and Holidays.
    Freedom of Speech
    Freedom of Religion
    Freedom of Expression
  • sockpuppet Jackal 2012/08/02 19:41:44
    sockpuppet
    The closing of facilities is not a 'rights' issue. Please elaborate on the other three, though.
  • Jackal sockpuppet 2012/08/04 04:47:01
    Jackal
    +1
    Not to worry, I am writing an article on it... I haven't forgotten about you.
  • sockpuppet Jackal 2012/08/04 04:49:52
    sockpuppet
    No need to elaborate so fully... I just thought you might have a quick example on hand.
  • Jackal sockpuppet 2012/08/04 09:21:10
    Jackal
    Well it was such a long post, I decided to make an article on it.
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/04 11:21:36
    Defend Western Civlization
    in other words you do not have any proof just false statements
  • Defend ... sockpuppet 2012/08/04 11:21:55
    Defend Western Civlization
    +1
    he has no proof what so ever he is a Obama Representative
  • Defend ... Jackal 2012/08/02 10:44:01
    Defend Western Civlization
    that is a total false hood
    muslim terrorist RAPIST took the right of American MOTHERS to be with their kids on 9/11
  • ben 2012/08/02 05:44:46
    Right
    ben
    The risk is hers to take, hopefully this risk won't be purposely exploited.
  • Opal 2012/08/02 05:39:41
    Right
    Opal
    It is her God given right to strangle herself
  • chris.haynees 2012/08/02 05:10:20
    Right
    chris.haynees
    I find no problem with it.
  • Raphy 2012/08/02 05:08:19 (edited)
    Right
    Raphy
    She is representing her country. Man.........America is try to tell everybody they don't need to do this or that. Lets mind our own business for a change. Bring all the boys and girls home from around the world in war torn countries. Put them along the US n Mexico US n Canadian borders to protect the country.
  • geneticmistake 2012/08/02 04:37:16
    Right
    geneticmistake
    +1
    People want religious freedom in the US so why not in the Olympics? She became an accomplished athlete in judo wearing the headscarf. Obviously not a safety issue.
  • Charge 2012/08/02 04:30:31
    Right
    Charge
    +1
    If it doesn't give an advantage, why not?
  • boss hawg 2012/08/02 04:26:24
    Right
    boss hawg
    it's ok with me but i still think it's weird.
  • Kingarthurup 2012/08/02 04:18:02
    Right
    Kingarthurup
    As long as her opponents can use it like it is within the rules to use a gi.
  • Loser lollipop 2012/08/02 03:59:10
    Wrong
    Loser lollipop
    +1
    Not morally wrong, just a big safety issue
  • Master 2012/08/02 03:54:29
  • Constitution Believer 2012/08/02 03:44:28
  • Jay Theyme 2012/08/02 03:40:22
    Right
    Jay Theyme
    +1
    I'm going to say 'Right' because it would seem to me she is already competing with this thing (??) but here is my concern:
    For about 10 minutes I was in Judo (enough to realize I preferred Karate down the hall) and my understanding is that they have to grab around the head and neck yes?
    So, if this IS some kind of unfair advantage then no.. she has to sit it out.

    But if she is already qualifying in the shame hat then I dunno... whats the difference?
  • chamchamgal 2012/08/02 03:23:45
    Right
    chamchamgal
    +1
    Bunch of haters out here.
  • Constit... chamcha... 2012/08/02 03:47:24
  • Horace 2012/08/02 03:19:28
    Right
    Horace
    Its obviously not against Olympic rules if they are letting her compete and since she has obviously been competing wearing a headscarf her whole life if she got into the Olympics I doubt it would put her at any disadvantage that she would be unprepared for. I see no reason not to let her compete the way she feels comfortable.
  • Ade 2012/08/02 03:12:30
    Right
    Ade
    One step ahead. Salute for Olympic Comittee to alllowed this. GBU

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