This is one of those stories that moves you. This is something that every freedom loving feminist should latch onto, if they had the real courage and gumption to do so. I’m reminded of how many times Pamela Geller over at Atlas Shrugs has stood on the front lines, literally, and put her money where her mouth is, pleading to her fellow citizens to wake up and smell the tahina.
This is a women (why does it always seem that it’s the women who are the only ones willing to count the cost?) who is unafraid to confront the local misogynsts in her society. According to Atlas Shrugs she got a punch in the face for her efforts. This is where it going to count, those who are willing to put themselves into mix of things and tell things as they are. Kudos to this women, she is way ahead of her peers, especially those who call themselves….feminists. KGS
MILAN: Italian female politician protesting burquas punched by muslim in scuffle. (hat tip Adam)fundamentalism – had arrived this morning with the intent to prohibit the entry of women in burqas. In recent days Santanchè had appealed against the burqa as an act of solidarity and witness for the tragic death of the young Sanaa killed by her father for his affair with an Italian boy. Before the riots, inter alia, had told reporters: “The Italian law forbids that turns his face covered and must be respected.
Santanche is currently running a campaign in Italy to expose the burqua and veil as oppressive to women. She took the fight to the front line today, entering a muslim ‘prayer meeting’ and asking to speak to some women to tell them they were being oppressed by a male-dominated regime masquerading as a religion, and was subsequently attacked.
Daniela Santanchè, leader of the Movement for Italy, was attacked and hit with a fist while expressing, in front of the Steam Factory in Milan, against the entry of women in burqas who came to celebrate the end of Ramadan. The riot police intervened and planning is identifying the assailant.
The Santanchè – has long engaged in a battle for integration and against Islamic
I do not blame these poor women but with whom he sends and subdues. The burqa is a humiliation for women. Not by chance even in France – has continued Santanchè – are passing a law to prevent their use. The burqa is like female circumcision because they are instruments to cancel its deepest identity. “
The event continued in an atmosphere of great tension Some protesters also ripped a street sign trying to hit the group of protesters who were with Santanchè. Challenged the decision of the organizers who initially tried to bring women with burqa from a rear entrance. The Santanchè entered into a climate of tension escorted by police and demanded to speak with some women.
Members of the Muslim community have condemned the attacks and insults towards the Santanchè but they also claimed the right of their women to wear the burqa.