Follow @TheCircumvent There’s no pleasing them. TNN, September 21, 2017. A burqa-clad girl dancing to Bollywoodchartbuster ‘Kala Chashma’ in a mall here has raised the hackles of some organizations, after the video was uploaded on social media. Members of several Muslim… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Al Arabiya, September 18, 2017. A video showing a group of Egyptian female students performing a dance at the heart of their university campus in Egypt has gone viral this week. The footage showed a group of hijab-wearing… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent AP, August 24, 2017. Saudi police said on Wednesday they have released a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to the Macarena at an intersection in the Red Sea city of Jiddah, according to local media reports. The… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent BBC News, August 10, 2017. A popular singer has been arrested for “dabbing” during a concert in south-west Saudi Arabia. Abdallah Al Shahani, a TV host, actor, and Saudi national, was performing the dance move, which involves a… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Iran looks to ban ‘un-Islamic’ Zumba classes AFP, August 9, 2017. Four boys and two girls have been arrested in Iran for teaching “Western” dance moves including Zumba, a Colombian fitness routine, a local Revolutionary Guards commander said.… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent (The Times of Israel, June 14) Iranian Zumba ban infuriates female fans The New Arab, June 13, 2017.