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Category Archive: burka

Apr 08 2012

Taslima and the Burqa

Taslima Nasrin has joined us on Freethoughtblogs! Can things get any better? If you haven’t visited her blog yet, please do. Her post today is called ‘Let’s Burn the Burqa’. Oh, yes please. And while we are at it can we ban it too? Oh and before the post-modernist left and defenders of multi-culturalism and religion …

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Jul 20 2010

The burka – empowering? I think not!

Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary, claims the burka empowers women. I suppose it could do in the same way FGM, foot binding, Suttee, a chastity belt, empower women – which is err, not at all. Here is an extensive interview I did with Ireland’s Newstalk radio on the issue. Also see: What’s all the fuss …

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