Black Polyester: Nuance and Niqab?

"I wanted to own the article of clothing that was being talked about," Jonas Otterbeck says, explaining his reasons for buying a niqab. Otterbeck, who teaches Islamic Studies at Lund University in Sweden, spoke of his view on the niqab on the documentary Black Polyester, the sixth in a sixteen part series broadcast on SVT1 dealing with issues of power and politics.In the hour-long program, the presenter Lina Makboul addresses (but doesn't attempt to resolve) the question of whether the … [Read more...]


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