Rule 5 Tuesday: Hamas Upset About Women’s Lingerie

The actual headline of the Reuters story

Hamas targets women’s underwear in modesty drive

Note to Reuters: you should probably avoid using the word “target” for a headline about Hamas. Anyhow

The Islamist rulers of the Gaza Strip have ordered lingerie shops to display more modesty.

A week after banning women from smoking water pipes in public places, the Hamas-run police force has told stores selling women’s underwear to remove scantily-clad mannequins and any posters of racy undergarments.

Naturally, this has upset a few Muslim men

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3 Responses to “Rule 5 Tuesday: Hamas Upset About Women’s Lingerie”

  1. John Ryan says:

    Teach this is alos common in the parts of Israel where the ultra orthodox livehttp://www.frumsatire.net/2010/03/25/center-for-haredi-phobia-opens-in-israel/
    The ultra orthodox ban all MANNEWUINS from shop windows AND make women ride in the back of the bus, because they may be UNCLEANhttp://www.haaretz.com/news/protesters-against-haredi-single-sex-buses-israel-isn-t-tehran-1.266482http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7361060
    Teach where is your tightright outrage over THIS behavior. I mean the modesty patrols have even thrown acid onto young girls for the crime of wearing pants ?

  2. Otter says:

    Yes! ‘lil LIAR shows up with ‘da JOOOOOOOZ!’ meme!

  3. Trish says:

    “Hamas Upset About Women’s Lingerie”
    Maybe they should stop wearing them…

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