This is to be filed with the story of the moslim man who wouldn't let a male obstetrician near his wife when she was giving birth . . .
Male tailors in an Afghan province have been barred from measuring female clients for fittings following a new local ruling that resembles the restrictions the ultra-conservative Taliban imposed on the country when in power.
The decision was made by a council of Islamic clergymen in northeastern Takhar province recently, governor Abdul Latif Ibrahimi said.
Ibrahimi did not say what would happen to anyone failing to comply with the new ruling.
Come on, how hard must it be to run up a burkha on a sewing machine?
Islam - makes Christianity look rational.