Posts Tagged “Hijab”

What’s the Matter with France?

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What’s the Matter with France?

What’s the Matter with France? What is wrong with the white xenophobes and France in general toward their fellow Muslims and Arabs? By Abdennour Toumi The question of the headscarf (al-Khemar in Arabic) in France is more than just a partisan selling point and an electoral agenda. The aim of the matter is to ban…

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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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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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Trump is right; Burqa is matter of individual choice.

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Trump is right; Burqa is matter of individual choice.

Donald Trump speaks the language of the street, and it has its own appeal. He argued in a New Hampshire rally (October 26, 2015) in defense of the wearing of the Burqa, the full-length robe for women covering all but the upper face.  “In fact, it is easier; you don’t have to put on make-up.”…

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Documentary explores the covering of womens’ hair

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Documentary explores the covering of womens’ hair

A new documentary by directors Ovidio Salazar and Mazen AlKhayrat explores the cultural and religious practices of women who cover their hair not just in the Middle East but around the world. Titled “The Tainted Veil,” the documentary explores why there is a controversy Anasy Media, a United Arab Emirates production company has completed post-production on…

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