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The Niqab (face veil): human right, security concern or symbol of oppression? a debate

Quick post to let you know that I will be taking part in a debate on the niqab (face covering), tomorrow evening (15th October 2013), at the LSE. It is open to the public and the details are on the link below. The Niqab (face veil): human right, security concern or symbol of oppression? a […]

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10 things we ought to be saying about the niqab!

Colleague and friend Julian Bond put together a piece on the niqab non-debate, that has been raging for the past week or so. With a little help from moi. http://www.christianmuslimforum.org/index.php/news/360-10-things-we-ought-to-be-saying-about-the-niqab “The current debate over the niqab is another example of unwarranted attention being given to a Muslim issue simply because it is a ‘Muslim’ issue. […]

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Should the veil (niqab) be banned? Panel discussion on Five news

Over a week ago on a Sunday afternoon I saw that a not so well known MP from Totnes, Sarah Wollaston, had tweeted about the niqab (face covering worn by some Muslim women for religious reasons). I immediately responded, see photo below: I also tweeted responses to a few more of her tweets, which were […]

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Appearance on the Today programme – Veils & that court case

Monday the 16th September was a whirlwind of media appearances, (more on that later), beginning with a appearance on BBC Radio4’s Today programme. Being grilled by the legendary John Humphrey’s was not easy but have a listen about two to two and half hours in and hear for your self. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039zg29

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