Barbie deemed threat to Saudi morality
— Saudi Arabia's religious police have declared Barbie dolls a threat to morality, complaining that the revealing clothes of the "Jewish" toy — already banned in the kingdom — are offensive to Islam.
"Jewish Barbie dolls, with their revealing clothes and shameful postures, accessories and tools are a symbol of decadence to the perverted West. Let us beware of her dangers and be careful," said a poster on the site.
The poster, plastered with pictures of Barbie in short dresses and tight pants, and with a few of her accessories, reads: "A strange request. A little girl asks her mother: Mother, I want jeans, a low-cut shirt, and a swimsuit like Barbie."
"It is no problem that little girls play with dolls. But these dolls should not have the developed body of a woman, and wear revealing clothes," al-Merdas said.
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I have to debate with this freaking topic... I want to know what do you think.. (I'm againts banning by the way)
Ban Barbie (because it 'destroys' the mind of little girls)
Or DONT BAN BARBIE... (IT BRINGS JOY TO THE WORLD )
debate, introduce ideas, argumentations etc. Flames of this topic permitted..