Connect the dots: Muslim Brotherhood Lifts TV Hijab Ban, Media pushes Film for several days: Boom
Two days ago via PolicyMic.
On Sunday, a female news anchor wore a headscarf for the first time on camera in Egyptian state television history. This comes after the country’s information minister Salah Abdel Maksoud announced that the informal ban on news presenters wearing the traditional hijab would be lifted in state-owned media outlets.
Today via the Marine Corp Times:
For several days, Egyptian media have been reporting on the video, playing some excerpts from it and blaming Sadek for it, with ultraconservative clerics going on air to denounce it.
You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows in Egypt, though we may be stuck with a friend of one in the White House.