How Western journalists reported the ban on burqa

This was written by Sabria S. Jawhar and was originally published in the Saudi Gazette. Two weeks ago I was interviewed on an Australian television news program about the wave of proposed burqa bans in Europe, Canada, and now, apparently, in Australia. No one should be surprised about my opinion of the whole thing: It’s dumb. My argument to George Negus, the interviewer at SBS, was simply that someone in a position of authority should have the wherewithal to ask a woman who wears the … [Read more...]


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