I saw the following article on Facebook. Is this for real or a satire on existing sentiments?
An Islamic city council in the Indonesian province of Aceh, which follows Sharia, has banned female citizens from passing gas. Sayyid Yahia, mayor of the city, told media that a ban was needed, as
farting does not go well with the Islamic values of modesty. “Muslim
women are not allowed to fart with sound, it’s against Islamic
teachings,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Indonesian Feminists Association
told local media they will attempt to block the smelly law as they
deem it discriminatory.
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