Islamic Veil:The Cloth of French Discord.

Paris, France: Muslim fundamentalists are challenging France’s ‘line in the sand’ and the battle is now in one of the most prestigious of French institutions founded by Napoleon.

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The French ‘Grande Ecole’, Sciences Politiques, was Tuesday the scene of a very strange event which is creating quite a tempest in France: Hijab Day.  Muslim students at the school called on their fellow female students to wear the Islamic headscarf for a day in a bid to “demystify the cloth.” Continue reading →

No, Islamic Oppression of Women is not Good Business!

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Laurence Rossignol says Islamic fashion oppresses women.

France’s Minister for Family and Women’s Affairs this week lambasted fashion houses for proposing Islamic clothing for women.  Laurence Rossignol said it is “irresponsible” for major brands like Marks & Spencer’s to promote the “confining of women’s bodies.” At question is everything from the ‘burkini’ bathing suit to high-end head scarves. Continue reading →