Posts Tagged “berqa”

Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

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Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance

Fillon Believes in God’s Providence, Marine Believes in White People’s Dominance The voters are more attracted by a populist and a messianic message; anti-Islam/Arab immigrant sentiment is the catch-phrase of LR and the FN candidates. By Abdennour Toumi As the major candidates in the coming French Presidential election are warming up for the debate, they…

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Morocco Bans the Burqa

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Morocco Bans the Burqa

Morocco Bans the Burqa The Moroccan authorities have invoked security reasons to prohibiting the burqa, which is rarely worn by Moroccan women who prefer the hijab. Moroccan authorities have prohibited the manufacture and sale of burqas for security reasons. The measure appears to be motivated by security concerns, where “bandits have repeatedly used this garment…

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Tale of the “Burkini” in the French Riviera

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Tale of the “Burkini” in the French Riviera

West Meets East, the Tale of the “Burkini” in the French Riviera. French Rivera and the Beauty Island of Corsica, from bare breasts beaches to “Burqinis,” questions Marianne’s liberty symbolism and the French Republic “values.” By Abdennour Toumi The recent Mayoral decision to ban full body swimwear known as the “burkini” (compound of burqa’a and bikini)…

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French Marianne, the Naked Truth

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French Marianne, the Naked Truth

Over the course of decade since the law has passed, the discourse surrounding it has become increasingly centered on the hijab, the Muslim veil representing religion and womanhood, which covers the head and neck. Suggestions arose that the hijab is imposed upon Muslim women by their male family members, and that these women required liberation….

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