WorldViews: Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says women shouldn’t laugh out loud

By Elahe Izadi, July 29, 2014

One of Turkey’s top officials says women should refrain from laughing out loud in public.

A woman “should not laugh loudly in front of all the world and should preserve her decency at all times,“ Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Monday during an Eid el-Fitr meeting, which marked the end of the Muslim period of fasting, Ramadan.

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