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Miss World 2013: No Bikinis!

 
Miss World 2013: No Bikinis!
Posted June 6th, 2013 @ 10:13am by Arden Dier, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Miss World competition is saying buh-bye to bikinis after protests from Muslim groups convinced organizers to replace the skimpy swimwear with long sarongs, reports the AP. The change is a nod of respect to this September's host country, Indonesia, and sarongs are traditional in Bali and Jakarta. "This is a sensitive issue in Indonesia. We have discussed it since last year and they have agreed," one organizer tells Fox.

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