‘Real’ Dutch Muslimas Tackle Migration and Islamophobia

"Raw Deal." Source: Al Nisa

From this year onwards, wearing a niqab is officially an offence in the Netherlands, with "stiff fines" as the punishment. In 2012, interior minister Liesbeth Spies and the Freedom Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders pushed for a ban  on dual nationality, which received mixed support within Parliament.What do wearing a face-covering veil and having another nationality have to do with each other? According to Liz Fekete, author of A Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration, and Islamophobia in Europe, b … [Read more...]


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