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I have read that one reason that (some) muslim women wear niqabs (eyes only showing) or burkas (face totally covered with eye sight enabled via what looks like webbing of some kind) is because Islam exhorts both men and women to dress modestly. Fair enough. But in that case why is it only muslim women who are exhorted to wear face/hair/body coverings? Why not muslim men as well? for ...

burneside
burneside
1 week ago

And now we learn that the bastion of the Left, The Guardian, coined the letterbox term back in 2013, and quite hypocritically criticises Boris Johnson for using the exact same word. In 2013, it published a column by Remona Aly entitled ‘Nine uses for a burqa … that don’t involve bashing them.’ In it, the author suggests several alternative uses for the face-covering. Examples included ...

majorp
majorp
1 week ago

I have been speaking to an educated 92 year old this morning, and whilst he has no time for Boro, he agrees with what he said. He went on to tell me of things that people in this part of the world have no idea as to what is happening in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Bolton. He told me how  they have taken over much of those places and named a few no go areas by certain people. I cannot repeat ...

webmaster
webmaster
1 week ago

Title changed to burkagate.

leatash
leatash
1 week ago

Rowan Atkinson has defended Boris Johnson after his controversial comments about women wearing burkas. The actor, known for his comedy performances in Mr Bean and Blackadder, said the remarks were funny. Atkinson wrote in a letter to The Times: "As a lifelong beneficiary of the freedom to make jokes about religion, I do think that Boris Johnson's joke about wearers of the burka resembling ...

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Lynne
Lynne
1 week ago

Interesting link concerning Indian (mostly non muslim) and Pakistani and Bangladeshi (mostly muslim) immigration to Britain. https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/why-indian-immigrants-in-uk-are-more-favoured-than-pakistanis-bangladeshis-118050700168_1.html and also see this link for previous politician/newpaper incursions into this subject ...

majorp
majorp
1 week ago

Whatever others thought of the title to this thread, it has brought about a variety of different views/opinions. If this site had been somewhere in the midlands, I am pretty sure there would have been many more differing views. I have had some experience of views from those that live there. Down here I doubt many has had the same.

Scapegoat
Scapegoat
1½ weeks ago

lol Call it feckin twatiscm as far as I care, it's still hating those that are different to the "racist" twats that are spouting so much hate!

flo
flo
1½ weeks ago

Boris jumping on the latest bandwagon in his desperate attempt to be prime minister.  I'm fed up of hearing how clever he is as he's yet to prove it. Yes burkhas are worthy of debate but not in the way he's done it. Yet again Jonathan Pie sums it up for me ( warning some bad language ). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jf8uYue1vtk