Here in Australia Koranimals whine about Pauline Hanson, who wants the burqa banned. Here, two twats doing da’wa throwing red herrings around:
“…it is extremely rare for Muslim women in Australia to wear the burqa, and what they are really talking about is the niqab.”
Then comes the idiotic argument that the ghostume is about “choice”. It isn’t. It is certainly not about “how Muslim women choose to dress”, because they are usually forced to wear it and if they don’t, they are beaten and sometimes killed.
Then they invoke the bogeyman:
Pauline Hanson is once again fuelling the flames of racism and xenophobia in Australia by suggesting that we should hold a referendum on banning the burqa. (More on this below the fold)
As far back as 2009 Muselmaniacs have been complaining about not being able to wear their ghostumes in public spaces like swimming pools and restaurants:
Here, another article from 2010:
In Egypt, the niqabees are trying to get the ban overturned:
Many Egyptian women say they are facing a difficult summer season as Hijab-free zones have soared in popularity, as more restaurants and high-end resorts enforce a de-facto ban on wearing Muslim headbags.
al-Arabiya Social media users in Egypt flocked to Facebook and Twitter over the past week to condemn the apparent decision by some venues to deny veiled women entry. Many deemed the ban as “discriminatory” against practicing Muslim women in Egypt – a country in which 90 percent of its 80-million population are Muslim.
The ban is not completely new, it was reportedly common at resorts and restaurants frequented by foreigners, in cities such as Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.
Recent reports suggest that several swimming pools and restaurants at five-star resorts lining the Egyptian north coast are also restricting the entry of veiled women to their services.
Reem, a 28-year-old woman who wears the Hijab, said she was turned away at the doors of two different beaches at upscale north coast resorts for being veiled, she told Al Arabiya News. “I was with my husband when I was told I cannot come in because I’m veiled.
They call it ‘hijab’, but they actually mean the face veil, which is deliberately misleading.
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