5 female Al-Jazeera journalists quit over dress comments

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May 30, 2010 19:50

 
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Five women resigned from their positions at the satellite television channel  Al-Jazeera due to a dispute with management over dress code and other issues, AFP reported on Sunday.

The women had petitioned management over comments by a senior Al-Jazeera official that the women were not conservative enough in their dress choices, although an unnamed journalist at Al-Jazeera claimed that the conflict in question ran deeper than just issues with the dress code.
 

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