Saturday, April 16, 2011

The few U.S. Muslim women who choose full veil face mix of harassment, sympathy

Images credit: Safiyyah Abdullah FB page

I don't care what anyone wears...but, if you come into a bank etc. I expect you to show your face, which apparently, she will lift her veil for.

I often wonder if this is the new hippy brand sans the head band and colorful clothing. Apparently this woman is a liberal[at least by reading her FB posts]

Un-indicted co-conspirators in the Holy Land terrorism trial, CAIR , handles harassment cases like hers. Note: The article doesn't state if she has filed any harrassment charges.

She said covering herself to all outsiders lets her interact with the world on her own terms.

“When I dress this way, you are required to deal with me intellectually and that’s it,” Abdullah said.

Abdullah views the veil as a strictly voluntary part of Islam. Her 28-year-old daughter covers her hair, but doesn’t wear the veil. Her husband of 31 years (they divorced five years ago) never liked it, and she once went nearly three years without it when they lived in New York.

She did not like the uncovered life.

“People come up to me and say, ‘This is America, your husband can’t make you wear that,’ she said. “I say, ‘You don’t understand, this is my choice.’ ”[ Read the rest of sob story]
You're choice don't complain then...just sayin

Facebook images of child urinating on what appears to be Israeli soldier? tells a lot..

BTW, outed Jawa commenter Jameela has a Facebook page

h/t B'Emet Or

Cross posted [where else?] at TheJawaReport

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