Posts Tagged ‘veils’

Letter to the Metro on veils

While comparing a religion with over a billion adherents to a “balaclava cult” might be amusing to some, it hardly helps to address serious issues. And I do wonder what qualifies non-Muslim men to declare what is an “insult to Muslim women”? Forcing a lady to remove a garment is as abhorrent as forcing her to don it. If there are considerations of security at certain places, that’s well and good. But much of the discourse around this issue appears to be racism with a very thin veil.

Posted by Sohaib Saeed


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