Tuesday, October 17, 2006

 

Listen to Important Discussion of Niqab Controversy

BBC Radio, of all places, has an informative, intelligent discussion of Jack Straw's comments regarding the Niqab. From there the participants delve into a larger discussion of the role of religion in democratic societies, including such controversial subjects as assimilation, multiculturalism, immigration and the rights and responsibilities of minority communities in West. The discussion of what is appropriate dress for secular business, and what message the Niqab reveals about the wearer, has opened the way to tackle issues that previously were only mentioned in a whisper. Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch is among those interviewed as are Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Douglas Murray.

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