Kuwait Times - - FROM THE ARABIC PRESS -

o what if you are my fa­ther. That does not mean you can rob me”, that was a fa­mous line said by the iconic Egyp­tian co­me­dian Adel Imam to his fa­ther, Nazeem Sha’rawi in the fa­mous 1970s ‘School Riot­ers’ play. Such a re­mark might sound to­tally strange to the Arab world whereas in Amer­ica even inside their homes peo­ple are sub­jected to law. For ex­am­ple, a Mus­lim hus­band is held ac­count­able if he as­saults his wife even af­ter pro­duc­ing one thou­sand re­li­gious fat­was al­low­ing Mus­lim hus­bands to beat their wives.

A while ago, news flew around about celebrity An­gelina Jolie’s child abuse ac­cu­sa­tions against her ex-hus­band Brad Pitt, and claimed that he had beaten up his son as a re­sult of a fight be­tween them on a flight. So, the FBI, the high­est in­ves­ti­ga­tion author­ity of that great coun­try, got in­volved and stated that it was gath­er­ing in­for­ma­tion about the al­leged in­ci­dent. The child and family author­ity

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