29 June 2010

Syria bans the Burka

London Muslim is no fan of the Niqab as I've made clear on numerous occasions however, I'm also no fan on banning things.

With banning the Niqab all the rage in Europe thanks to France and now moving on to Italy and Spain imagine my surprise when I learn that Syria has decided to ban the Niqab for teachers and even worse suspend them for wearing the veil.

Surely with a bit of common sense prevailing the authorities in Syria could have reached a more amicable solution because I do understand the difficulty caused from kids failing to see a teacher and understand the emotions that usually arise through facial expressions. [London Muslim] Read more