Nigerian Hajj women held in Saudi Arabia

September 26, 2012   // 0 Comments

Nigerian women often go to Mecca with an official from their Hajj committee instead of a male relative Nigeria is protesting about the detention of about 1,000 Nigerian women at airports in Saudi Arabia. The women, some of whom have been held since Sunday, had been planning to make the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Nigeria's ambassador to Saudi Arabia told the BBC the authorities were stop...

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