(Trigger warnings out the yin yang)
Yet another story that makes satire impossible…
Earlier this year, an Islamic Imam and mufti by the name of Shahid Mehdi said that women who don’t wear a hijab are entitled to the same respect and rights as all other women.
Wait, no. That’s not right. What he actually said is that a woman who is not wearing an appropriate piece of cloth over her head deserves to be the victim of sexual assault.
“Women are not entitled to respect when they walk around without a Hijab. They are to blame for it when they are attacked,” Imam Shahid Mehdi said.
“All the crimes that occur against women is because they are not covered. When they are not covered, you have no respect for them. ”
“She disobeys her master, there are two places in the Qur’an has ordered her to cover themselves (…) Women make a clean society dirty when they walk around without a Hijab. They are not entitled to respect and are not valuable as those who wear a Hijab. ”
During the interrogation he refused to plead guilty and believes that the accusation is based on racism because he has Pakistani roots.
Not sure how he arrived at the conclusion he was arrested for sexual assault because European society loathes Pakistanis and not because they loathe sexual assault…but there you go. Maybe he has faith.