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Support Burqa Ban
By:Aleem Faizi, UP, India
Date: Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 3:12 am

Why Muslims should support Mumbra school’s burqa ban
Tuesday December 26, 2017 7:51 PM, Hena Farhat, ummid.com

Let me be very clear. I don’t support any ban or enforcement on a
person’s right to wear, or for that matter right to food and eat. At
the same time, I am also not unaware or ignorant about the rampant
Islamophobic attacks on Muslims merely because of their dress code, as
in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world, and also
crackdown, more infamously lynching, of Muslims just because they have
difference of opinion about their food choice.

Honestly speaking, at first glance when I saw today’s morning
newspapers screaming about a Mumbra school banning “Hijab” in its
premises, I too had a feeling about the report as yet another
Islamophobic, intolerant incident to target Muslims. Then suddenly, my
eyes caught the parents’ part of the report and I wondered....

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