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    ‘Call-gate’, sexual harassment, and the swift backlash of the Malaysian Spring

    ‘Call-gate’, sexual harassment, and the swift backlash of the Malaysian Spring

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — There is a hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) as narrated by Abdullah ibn Abbas (radi Allahu anhu), where the Prophet and a companion Al-Fadl were approached by a beautiful woman from the tribe of Khatham seeking advice. While the Prophet looked away, Al-Fadl was enamoured by her beauty and could not prevent himself from staring. The Prophet noticed this, and turned Al-Fadl’s face away from the woman to prevent him from gazing at her. (Hadith Riwayat Bukhari Volume...

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