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Reader comment on item: "A Jilbab in the School's Colors"
in response to reader comment: Islamo 'fashionism' - Jilbab as Jihad

Submitted by Mary (United Kingdom), Mar 28, 2006 at 10:53

An important fact that has been ommitted by most of the press ( a media blackout surely) is the pressure bought to bear on this young lady by her brother, a committed member of extreme Islamist group Hizb-ut-tahrir which would like to establish a caliphate in the UK. The whole tone of editorials have been gushing eulogies about the girl's bravery and "eloquence" when, if you listen to her, she has a job stringing a sentence together and has obviously been coached both by the useful idiot barristers representing her and the scary men behind her.
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Title Commenter Date Thread
The West's denial of the superioirity of Islamic core values [64 words]Ahmad LawalJun 11, 2008 13:55131787
Islam only asks for freedom... [124 words]Muslimah--Jan 15, 2007 13:2672966
1Reply to Muslimah - "Islam only asks for freedom" [135 words]Rochelle MichaelsFeb 21, 2008 13:4672966
Reply to Islam only asks for freedom [223 words]IfrahimJan 1, 2009 15:0072966
THEY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO WEAR JIBABS IF THEY FEEL THE NEED 2 [104 words]SULYOct 9, 2006 15:4059403
1Clothes protecting women? Oh come on.... [280 words]DarkgoldAug 13, 2007 19:4459403
Jilbab rocks my world! [342 words]Stacey ZegersApr 6, 2006 18:1942578
1Luton?- more like Karachi [147 words]Mike RandallApr 3, 2006 16:2942250
I agree [24 words]Roy WalshJun 12, 2009 07:5142250
1Islamo 'fashionism' - Jilbab as Jihad [53 words]Ben van de PolderMar 9, 2006 00:5539473
1jilbab [96 words]MaryMar 28, 2006 10:5339473
twisted double standards. [35 words]saqApr 1, 2006 16:2339473
Pressure?! [155 words]SumeyyaApr 2, 2006 05:1739473
Extend your mercy [487 words]azizeh binti ibrahimDec 16, 2005 05:1930058
مهم جدا [57 words]علي ابن عبد اللDec 8, 2005 17:1329671

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