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More on unsustainability of Islam: Amanpour refuses to wear the Hijab.

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Oct 3, 2022 at 12:26

Dear Dr Pipes,

How long can a religion be sustained when its advocates are mostly men and, particularly, old man? We all recently read about protests by women in Iran against Hijab after the recent death of Mahsa Amini in police custody. Today, the protesting women in Iran got a shot in the arm when the famous CNN journalist Christiana Amanpour decline to wear a Hijab while interviewing the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi. Raisi canceled the interview. Amanpour did not relent (all praise to her).

I wish Muslims tremendous luck if the follow private and spiritual Islam in the privacy of their homes. Using religion to make political statements and is not welcome and I am glad the world is waking up.

I hope that some non-Muslim women who married Muslims and had a token conversion are the next group to join the protests.


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