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Fabrication of Hijab

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Submitted by Kuvayi Milliye (Turkey), Aug 31, 2014 at 22:26

Hijab is an artificial concept created by fundamentalists as a symbol of political Islam during the early 1980's. In Turkey, mothers, grandmothers have been covering their heads by the traditional way in Anatolia for decades and nobody has ever had any problem with it. Hijab has been used like a soldier's uniform by political fundamentalists and implementing Hijab into every aspect of life is an advancement for their cause according to their world view. If you Google the outfit of a Nun and a woman in Hijab, you wont see much difference. Head scarf and Hijab are different things. Hijab is the product of Western imperialism's moderate Islam project. There is also not a head covering method such as Hijab in Islam. When you look at the pictures of Benazir Butto, you can see that she used to cover her head too but in a more traditional, cultural way and it even looked quite fashionable.

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