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Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Mohammad - champion of women's rights and freedm??

Submitted by mo (United Kingdom), Sep 15, 2009 at 16:45

Dear Jaladi,

You know like hundreds of thousand of born again christians that quraan insists of raping hindu and christian women. You know very well quraan do not allow women to choose their dress, and insists on their men to oppress the women. The only point I do not understand is that why men in suit in French parliament should follow the commands in quraan verbatim, by prescribing a dress code for women in France. By banning them from school and office and denying their right to education if they choose what they want to wear.

I thought the great christian tradition of France and the later egalitarian culture would allow women to wear what they want. But instead I hear that a piece of cloth they put on their hair is a political statment which women are not allowed to have. I also that when women gained right to vote to elect men as rulers some 50 years back, they also gained freedom to make political statement. But i did not realize that they are only alllowed to make political statement as long as it does not go against men in suit carrying bible in one hand and das capital in the onther hand. I am sorry I am thoroughly mistaken.


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