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Going the extra mile

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Submitted by Naushad Omar (South Africa), Jun 23, 2011 at 13:51

There is no law in the Koran that states that women should cover up completely. However, the Koran does say that women should dress modestly. What these women are doing is to go the extra mile in terms of modesty. This custom comes from women, not men. The women in France are prepared to disobey that law. How do you explain that?

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