Tag: NIQAB

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#Secularism – China bans baby names that are “too Islamic”

Officials in Xinjiang region, home to half of China’s Muslims, have confirmed that the government has banned “religious” baby names for Muslims, in an ongoing crackdown by the secular government against “religion”.

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UKIP says niqab is banned in Makkah on BBC

Many people may have been thankful that the usual idiotic demagoguery using Muslims as a political football had been noticeably absent in the general election campaign. That was, until UKIP opened their mouths.

Why I won’t cry about hijab bans

The women’s dress-code for employment agency Portico published last year, stated: What we like to see: Makeup worn at all times and regularly reapplied, with a minimum of: Light blusher; Lipstick or tinted gloss; Mascara; Eye shadow; Light foundation/powder. Heel height normally a minimum of 2 inches and maximum of 4 inches, unless otherwise agreed

“Burkini” – A Look at Modernity’s Domination and Control

I have been avoiding the “burkini” debacle for a while as I have posted on the topic of veiling and the French colonialist fetish for denuding women before. But as France continues to embarrass itself by bullying women into stripping in a public spectacle, red herrings about Islam, women and

The Burkini Ban Shows Our Power

I’m glad they banned the burkini – now the world sees what stupidity we have to put up with Many have been talking about the infuriating images we have seen of armed French police forcing a Muslim woman to strip to her undergarments on a beach in front of sun-bathers

Sh Haitham: “Non-Muslims Are Being Radicalised”

In the Name of Allah, Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon his final Messenger Muhammad. Imagine, for a moment, that a Muslim country forced women to wear hijābs or prevented men from shaving their beards. How would western media corporations react? Anyone remotely familiar with our

Muslim Community: Crisis and Opportunity

The Muslim Community is in a state of emergency, but in it lies our greatest opportunity They say that humanity only really learns the most earnest of lessons in a state of crisis, a state of complete breakdown. Only after facing that breakdown, are we then capable of embracing the

Worried about Non Muslims in Britain? Response to Telegraph

All praise belongs to Allāh, may His blessings and salutations be upon His final Messenger, Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Introduction Last week an article in the Telegraph entitled “Worried about Muslims in Britain? Here’s the answer…” caused quite an uproar. The headline has since been changed as well as

Analysis Niqaab Politics 8 Min Read

The Niqab – a convenient veil for Islamophobia?

If I wasn't someone with first hand experience, being a niqab wearing women myself, I would think that Muslims were a tad paranoid in saying that politics and the media run a recurring cycle of Islamophobic jabs. As a woman who has worn the niqab in England, it appears that