Tuesday, February 21, 2017

To cover the head or not to cover the head?

Via Drudge: "France's Le Pen cancels meet with Lebanon grand mufti over headscarf"

"I met the grand mufti of Al-Azhar," she told reporters, referring to a visit in 2015 to Cairo's 1,000-year-old centre of Islamic learning. "The highest Sunni authority didn't have this requirement, but it doesn't matter.

"You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up," she said.

The cleric's press office said Le Pen's aides had been informed beforehand that a headscarf was required for the meeting and had been "surprised by her refusal".

But it was no surprise in the French political context.

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7 comments:

ricpic said...

Fukti the mufti.

Lem said...

I bet you Hillary would not put on the headscarf had she a chance to do it all over again.

ampersand said...

I propose the bro-ka ,a one piece vinyl hood without eyeholes or airholes for proper muslim gents to wear to maintain their dignity when meeting women.

Amartel said...

No more grovelling.

edutcher said...

Believe it or stuff it, but the Frawgs actually regulate Moslem scarves.

Too bad they can't regulate Moslems.

AllenS said...

Good on her. You go girl!

Eric the Fruit Bat said...

The Lebanese have some strange customs but I dig their bologna.