Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Hajj exhibition is in stark contrast to Saudi Arabia's cultural vandalism at home

" I looked at the painstakingly gathered relics on display, and the beaming pride on the face of Saudi ambassador, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, as he entered the exhibition, I could not help but remember reports of the demolishing of the prophet Muhammad's home and his wife Khadija in 1984 to make way for a public toilet. Where was the Saudi pride in their own heritage then?"
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1 comment:

  1. "an estimated 95% of Mecca's millennium-old buildings have been demolished in the past 20 years alone."