The Burqa Doesn’t Stop Sexual Harassment

Austin Cline highlights an article about the ineffectiveness of unrevealing clothing in preventing harassment and assault of women in Egypt.  (You may remember that Egypt is also the nation with the recently released ad campaign aimed at getting women to cover up precisely as a remedy to such problems, which bewarethelizards42 perfectly skewered.) Cline quotes from [Read More...]

Burqa Banning: A Religious Or Cultural Issue?

Another thoughtful and passionate debate on this difficult issue from the land down under: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Frenchwoman Rips Off Muslim Convert’s Burqa

The Telegraph calls it “burka rage”: A 26-year-old Muslim convert was walking through the store in Trignac, near Nantes, in the western Loire-Atlantique region, when she overhead the woman lawyer making “snide remarks about her black burka”. A police officer close to the case said: “The lawyer said she was not happy seeing a fellow [Read More...]

Are Legal Burqas A Security Risk?

Now in Australia, a senator is making this argument: Tasneem Chopra comes off most impressive. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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