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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Jasad: Issue Two Out Soon

Muslimah Media Watch has this follow-up article on the story of Joumana Haddad's Arabic erotic magazine Jasad, including an interview with Haddad about how the first issue has been perceived.

It's definitely worth scouting around the rest of MMW, as it's an excellent site on Muslim women in media and pop culture.

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