MISOGYNY RULES! ''Bad'' women cause drought!

Via The N.Y. Transfer News Service 718-448-2358, 718-448-2683

6:38 pm Jul 23, 1992 by gmarcus

Zinder, Niger--Hundreds of people atttacked bars and bordellos after
militant Muslims declared that immoral women are causing a drought, the
official Niger Press Agency said Saturday.

Police imposed a curfew after the mob marched on the homes of local
officials and set fire to prostitutes' homes and the office of a women's
association, state radio said. Three people were injured.

The Mob was urged on by Muslim holy men. They said the women's "indecent"
dress and conduct are responsible for the lower-than-usual rainfall this

  --Times Wire Service