Archive for October, 2006

What does the Koran says about veils?

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

The bbc has a really informative page about the Koran and what it actually says about both men and women’s dress. It does not say that women should wear something that covers their whole body except their eyes, that is one very strict interpretation.
The bbc’s page starts by saying . . .
‘The Koran, Islam’s holy […]

Lunacy continues at airports

Friday, October 6th, 2006

When will some sense prevail and our governments stop harrasing the good guys?
Airport security is still a total mess, presided over by idiots - no liquids etc. The people making the rules don’t know what day of the week it is. Otherwise they would never have introduced these stupid restrictions.
No-one has yet shown that it […]

Well spoken Jack Straw, muslim women shouldn’t be covered up

Friday, October 6th, 2006

It’s about time someone spoke out and said that muslim women should not cover their faces, especially when trying to communicate. We have notices in banks etc asking motorcyclists to remove their helmets, so why not muslim women?
You can’t communicate with someone in a mask, we wouldn’t tolerate this from other sections of the community […]