Thursday, May 24, 2012

Belgian Minister slams ‘fundamentalist’ Orthodox Israeli colleague for refusing to shake hands with her

Onkelinx reacted to the event by posting news of it on her official Facebook page, under the heading “My hands are clean!” In the text that followed, she described how it was her second such “profoundly troubling” experience, the first being when she met an Iranian official:

“This kind of fundamentalist attitude, connected to a certain perception of religion and women, profoundly troubles me”, the statement went on to say.


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