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I think you got it all wrong about the burqa

Reader comment on item: Islamophobia?
in response to reader comment: The Misunderstood and Misinterpreted Burqa for Muslim Women

Submitted by Elif (United Kingdom), Jun 22, 2006 at 06:21

Well.. As i was doing some research about Islamophobia for my Sociology project i come across this article. I think you've got it all wrong Georges! If the women did not want to wear burqa, that would be in front of their islamic brothers and uncles and aunts and all the other people you were counting there. They would not feel protection in front of them people anyways. So in a European country they are more likely to wear a burqa to show their culture and protect themselves from other trouble. I do not wear one but I understand why they do it. Imagine me walking around in a mini skirt.. then imagine me walking around with a burqa on? makes a difference ha??

Elif Goksal


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