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Inauguration of mixed-gender university in Saudi Arabia

Inauguration of mixed-gender university in Saudi Arabia
These days, Saudi newspapers are sponsoring a press campaign about “the mixing of sexes.” The campaign started with a collection of articles by a number of press writers. However, quickly the discussion of the issue turned into a battlefield in which religious scholars and Islamic callers compete, and many of then wrote serious articles. The latest of the experts has been the judge at the Saudi Court of Grievances, Shaykh Abd-al-Latif Bin-Abd-al-Rahman al-Harithi, who said in an interview with Al-Jazirah newspaper: “To say that mixing the sexes is absolutely forbidden is an attribution of words to God without knowledge, and is a hasty judgment without evidence.”

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