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Old 01-17-2014, 07:48 AM   #42
MattMiddleton
 
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Re: Teacher OKs "Avoid[ing] touching females on religious grounds"

In the spirit of understanding that there is often more than one side to a story, I'd like to provide the following link, which was passed along to me by a friend:

http://www.reddit.com/r/canada/comme...aikido/ceqtxk1

As well, the National Post has a follow-up article, in which the sensei in question clarifies that the class wasn't segregated, but rather that the muslim student was accomadated in his request by only being paired with men during practice.

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/01...structors-say/
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