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Reader comment on item: Ban the Burqa - and the Niqab Too

Submitted by msmills (Canada), Jan 27, 2010 at 19:22

One needs to consider which women are wearing the burqa in Western societies. More needs to be said of the political statement a burqa makes when women, by no means traditional or conservative individuals, proclaim their rejection of secular society. Political Islamism has instilled a false culture promoting the burqa as one of several 'details' that are none too Islamic if examined carefully.

Beyond matters of misinformation, some women ARE compelled to wear them towards their non-participation in the societies in which they live. Banning the burqa offers a rare chance to explose political Islamism -- as compared to Islam.

If one supports genuine Muslims, progressive and learned imams, and all who favour the advancement of Muslim women, Ban the Burqa.

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