Italy moves towards emulating France on burqa ban

January 29, 2010

Equal Opportunities Minister Mara Carfagna in the Senate in Rome, 15 May 2008/Max Rossi

Italy may soon seek a ban on full-face Muslim veils, drawing on debate in France where President Nicolas Sarkozy has described the burqa as unwelcome and legislators are considering a vote to outlaw or restrict it. Equal Opportunities Minister Mara Carfagna has said the Italian government will quickly follow in France’s footsteps, breathing new life into four draft bills on burqas already circulating in parliamentary committees.

“I completely agree with the French initiative, which I think will push other European countries and hence, also Italy, to enact laws on this issue,” Carfagna said this week.  “This is about a sacrosanct battle to defend the dignity and rights of immigrant women. A law is being studied that would ban the use of a burqa and niqab, which are not religious symbols — that’s not us saying it, but the top religious authorities of the Islamic world, like the imams of Cairo and Paris.”

Her comments came after a French parliamentary panel this week urged the National Assembly to pass a resolution denouncing full Muslim face veils and then vote to ban women from wearing them.  In Italy, the initiative has drawn strong support from the far-right, anti-immigrant Northern League party in Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s conservative government, though some opposition figures have also applauded the move.

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This question has a number of dimensions. One dimension is the Children’s Right.
If parents have a RIGHT to bring up their children that nudity is a very good thing then should we allow those children – when they are fully grown up – to walk nude in our streets? Here, the majority of adults can argue that this is against their wish and VOTE to ban it. By the same token, if children in some families – say in a democratic Muslim country – are victimised by an education or family tradition – not religious as we know it – to wear a Burkha, then members of the democratic Muslim society can vote that this is against what the prophet Muhammad decreed and hence we VOTE to ban it. Oh’ people of the west, Oh the right wing extremists of Europe, please understand that Burkha has nothing to do with Islam or Kuran. Please do not bush Muslims with this backward tribal tradition. An Oh moderate Muslims of the world please rise against the oppressive families who force their women and daughters to follow an old tradition which is bringing disgrace to your religion.

Posted by Kevin_Ashton | Report as abusive

I think this is fraud and not scientific at all.
France asked Imam of Cairo about burqa or niqab and got the conclusion it is not related to Islam.

The same imam of Cairo at his book “AL-Tafseer Al-Waseet” declared that niqab or burqa is mandatory like hijab (this book still studied on secondary schools at egypt).

And before that France asked the same imam about banning hijab at schools and he agreed.

The question is what is the time of invention of Islam?
Is it invented by France or Imam of Cairo or what?

I will answer:
- Islam is found on the world more than 1400 years.
- Following a scientific way of islamic sunni school, France or any one will get the result of niqab or burqa is like hijab (mandatory).

- So why France is doing this, Why Imam of Cairo is doing this?

This is not related to islam it is related to Muslims.

1- Muslims at west countries: west want to make them melt down with western culture away from islamic culture.

2- Mulsims at islamic countries :a lot of problems inside islamic countries, dectatoric rulers(So,The imam of cairo is saving his job or life at a dectator country),ignorance, corruption, wars, diseases, … etc.

3- Muslims +Arabs countries: Israel as aggressive force + all above..

The Conclusion is: after all the Muslims are weak due to many reasons from inside and from outside, and the west guards these reasons and growing it.

SO, Muslims => Guilty, West=> Guilty ,and the victim => ISLAM it self.

Because after all of this if you will read any thing about ISLAM you will read it with a lot of prejudice and close heart.

Posted by The-Mentalist | Report as abusive