Saudi university critic loses job

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has sacked a senior cleric who criticised a new science and technology university which opened in September: the cleric, Sheikh Saad al-Shethry, said the mixing of sexes in any university was evil and a great sin, and demanded the curriculum should be vetted by Islamic scholars to prevent teaching of “alien ideologies”.

via:[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8290260.stm]

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