YOU CAN’T BAN THE BURKHA, SAY (unelected) EUROCRATS
EUROPE backed the burkha yesterday by ruling that the controversial Muslim veils should not be banned.
The Council of Europe also branded the Swiss “bigots” for their ban on the construction of Islamic minarets. Last year Switzerland banned the building of the minarets â€“ towers used to call Muslims to prayer â€“ after a nationwide referendum.
Please note that Switzerland is not a member of the EU. Â That the unelected polit-commissars in Brussels have the cheek to condemn a country that is not even part of their assumed jurisdiction is beyond parody……
MPs from 47 countries voted unanimously that outlawing the full-face veils would deny women “who genuinely and freely desire to do so” the right to cover their faces.
The Council of Europe’s resolution is not binding on members of the group, which includes all European countries except Belarus, as well as Turkey.
But the vote by the human rights group threatens to torpedo bans planned in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain as it could open governments up to costly legal battles.
Last night the ruling was condemned as “out of touch”.
UKIP leader Lord Pearson said: “This vote just highlights the disconnection between the appointed politicians of the Council of Europe and the peoples of Europe. Express UK
While the politically correct multiculturalists keep their heads firmly up their subsidized asses, reality strikes, once again, in Afghanistan:
AsÂ Spain moves to outlaw the face veil, and the cries of “Islamophobia” inevitably rain down, remember this story and others like it.
KABUL–An Afghan woman detonated a suicide vest concealed beneath her burka, killing two U.S. soldiers and injuring scores of Afghan civilians in what government officials say is Afghanistan’s first female suicide attack, officials said Tuesday.The bomb ripped through a checkpoint manned by Afghan and U.S. forces in the province of Kunar, on Afghanistan’s eastern border with Pakistan, at about five o’clock Monday evening. The blast wounded 17 civilians and three policemen in addition to killing the two American soldiers, according Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry….