Video: Dancing girl spurs public anger in Saudi

A girl caught on camera dancing with men at a shopping festival in Saudi Arabia triggered public anger and some called for punishing its organizers.

A U-Tube film published by Sada daily showed the girl, wearing short-sleeve T-shit and a tight jeans, trotted to folklore music with local men attending the festival in the Southern Saudi province of Asir.

“Viewers of the film expressed anger at what happened at the festival and called on authorities to punish its organizers for allowing a girl to dance with men,” the paper said.

Gender-mixing in public places in conservative Saudi Arabia is strictly banned.

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