Tuesday 6 October 2009

Nijab to be banned

Women wearing Nijab

Egypt's highest Muslim authority has said he will issue a religious edict against the growing trend for full women's veils, known as the niqab.

Sheikh Mohamed Tantawi, dean of al-Azhar university, called full-face veiling “a custom that has nothing to do with the Islamic faith.”

The practice is widely associated with more radical trends of Islam.

It is a growing trend across the world, this includes Malaysia too

Read news source HERE

UPDATE 7th October 2009, a view from Malaysia, click HERE

Ne quid nimis

Nothing in excess

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