Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Banning the Burka

Belgium voted on banning the Burka, just a couple months after Switzerland voted to ban the minarets, while the Dutch MP who wants to ban the Quran is riding high in the polls. Where is this all heading??? Though only a few sisters where the Niqab, it’s being used as a sly tool to chip away at Islam and the Muslim’s in Europe and is only the tip of the iceberg. This storm is not going away but getting stronger and unless we Muslims stand up together, we’ll all just get blown little by little...
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The Ex-General said...

Jack Straw when it comes to election time says sorry I wonder what he will say after the election when will Muslims learn and wake up......

Jack Straw says sorry over Muslim veil comment sparking accusations of political opportunism

By Kirsty Walker
Last updated at 2:02 AM on 27th April 2010

Justice Secretary Jack Straw has publicly said sorry for controversial remarks about Muslim women who cover their faces.
He issued the apology during a public meeting with Muslims in his Blackburn constituency.

Mr Straw said in 2006 that he asked female constituents from Islamic backgrounds to remove their veil during meetings.
Justice Secretary Jack Straw on the campaign trail. Yesterday he apologised for comments he made in 2006 about Muslim women who cover their faces He added that he felt 'uncomfortable' about talking with someone whose face he cannot see.

The minister told the meeting - organised by the campaign group Engage - that his remarks were taken out of context and he still regularly sees women wearing the full veil.

But speaking at a public meeting on Sunday, Mr Straw expressed his regret at triggering a ferocious public debate which may have adversely impacted on the Muslim community.