Social Affairs: EU calls for boycott on Miss World Contest in Nigeria

Social Affairs: EU calls for boycott on Miss World Contest in Nigeria


European Union delegates called last Wednesday for Miss World contestants to withdraw from the pageant in protest of the Sharia death sentence passed by host country Nigeria on a woman convicted of adultery. A EU committee for women’s rights and equality said contestants should follow the example of Miss France and Miss Belgium who have already decided not to take part in the contest, due to be held in Nigeria in November. A Sharia court in Nigeria recently turned down an appeal from a women who...


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