Saturday, July 26, 2008
Qualifying for French citizenship
A Moroccan woman was just refused French citizenship because she would not remove her veil and show her face. The French Minister of Urban Affairs, Fadela Amara, herself a practising Muslim, supported the decision. In her view, "The burqa is a prison; it's a straitjacket...It is not a religious insignia but the insignia of a totalitarian political project that advocates inequality between the sexes and which is totally devoid of democracy." Go Fadela! Read more at Islamist Watch.