Sunday, 4 November 2012

Egypt / songophobia: Belly dance, song cut out from Egyptian film after Shiite anger

Belly dance, song cut out from Egyptian film after Shiite anger

2012-11-04
... But a belly dancer starring in the film had stirred a wave of anger among Shiites in Egypt as she dances to a song mentioning the names of Prophet Mohammed’s daughter, Fatima, and his grandsons, Hassan and Hussein. All three figures are revered in the Sufi and Shia sects of Islam. ...
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