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Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Every person has the Freedom of Choice

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Sep 15, 2009 at 21:50

Mr. Mo from the UK writes:

"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 statement which women are not allowed to have."

In a similar fashion even the Germans nowadays ban the display of certain symbols such as the swastika and SS. Why shouldn't Germans be allowed to wear Swastika armbands - or have silver SS jewellery in their lapels? Both of these are merely simple logos- inoffensive if taken out of context - as benign as wearing a simple piece of cloth on the head.

But put in into context of European history and it's an entirely different matter. Do you fail to see that?


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