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Swiss senate refuses nationwide burqa ban

The Local


9 March 2017

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The upper house of parliament has rejected the idea of a nationwide ban on the Islamic face veil and other face coverings. 342 more words

The Muslim Times

The Big Deal About the Burkini

When I want to know what’s going on in the news, I usually just go to Google News and poke around for a bit.  In general, I find the news distasteful because it’s always about something controversial, horrible, or ridiculously asinine.  1,177 more words

Random Ramblings

Neither burkinis nor makeup: why we need to stop seeing every choice made by women as "empowering"

I have written the following as a response to the article by Helen Pluckrose, Why I No Longer Identify as a Feminist, in a feminist Facebook group of my former bachelor programme. 1,212 more words

Foto Friday - Ladies Night

The Middle East gets more bad publicity than good by a long way. And certainly, many locations out here are the victims of religious bigotry, lack or low levels of education, and extreme intolerance. 276 more words

Irish Man In The Middle East

Burka and Niqab: Veiled women can be denied Swiss state assistance

Veiled women can be denied Swiss state assistance

The southern Swiss canton of Ticino has a burka ban in place since July 2016

The Swiss cabinet has clarified that women wearing burkas or niqabs can be denied social aid or unemployment insurance, as face coverings can result in identification issues or limit possibilities for finding a job. 460 more words

The Muslim Times

The Burqa

I read something rather funny the other day, not exactly haha funny, more ironically funny. I’ll start with what I read and then afterward will debunk this very silly statement. 484 more words


French Presidential Candidate Asked To Wear Burka In Meeting, Her Response Was LEGENDARY

Marine Le Pen is the leader of France’s National Front party which closely identifies with the overall populist movement we have seen in Europe over the past year or so.

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French Politics