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The French burqa ban: So much for Liberté!

In 2011, a French law came into effect which makes it illegal to cover one’s face in public. Even though lawyers for the French government emphasize that the law also applies to non-religious face-veiling garments, such as balaclavas and hoods, it is clear that its principal target is Muslim clothing, particularly the burqa and the niqab. 987 more words

Human Rights

Trip to Kabul Part two 6.29.14

After my appointment with the dentist we drove to our camp about a 15-20 minute drive depending on traffic.

There are several pictures of burka clad women begging. 79 more words

Sometimes you see a picture and it stays with you forever. Like this one of a young girl in the Swat Valley in Pakistan. I will never forget that little face peeking out of a burka. 255 more words

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Children's Movies Write Themselves

Any of you with children will be familiar with ‘The Buddies’.
Those talking dogs from Air Buddies, Santa Buddies, Snow Buddies, etc.
Considering I have seen all of these movies enough times to actually contemplate suicide, I thought that it was unfair to hate the movies without actually coming up with a few constructive story ideas of my own. 201 more words

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IT'S FINALLY TIME TO BAN THE BURKA, SO LET'S JUST GET ON WITH IT

by MILO YIANNOPOULOS

On Wednesday, the Telegraph‘s Allison Pearson—bravely, given the current climate—suggested that we should revisit the debate about banning the burka. “One day, the burkas, like a flock of crows, will come home to roost. 478 more words

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Klær til besvær

Reell kvinnefrigjøring har alltid vært forbundet med økonomisk uavhengighet. Det gjelder for Fatima like mye som det i sin tid gjaldt for Nora. Om de går med korsett eller slør har ingenting med deres grad av frigjorthet å gjøre. 1,207 more words

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PREDICTION

Soon goths will embrace the burka.

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