Oct 2, 2005

Toy Pigs Banned From Office [LINK]

Following complaints from a Muslim staff member, managers of a British council office banned all pig imagery from the workplace, including toys, porcelain figures, calendars and a tissue box featuring Winnie the Pooh and Piglet. While Muslims consider pigs unclean and are prohibited under Islam from eating their meat, the Koran does not prohibit believers from gazing upon them.

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