Egypt: German Decision ‘Ridiculous’

Issandr El Amrani, writing in The Arabist,says the German authorities refusal to register a child's name as Jihad – a common Arab name – is ridiculous. “Utterly ridiculous: German authorities are trying to get courts to back them in preventing a baby being named “Jihad” — even though it is a completely common name in the Arab world,” he writes.

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