The next time someone tells you that the wearing of the hijab is a right, remind them that the wearing of it is pretty much forced in every Muslim state. It’s not just a symbol of religion, but a political statement as well, with more emphasis on the latter.
H/T: EDL Buck
I’m Muslim but I don’t want to wear a hijab’: Sudanese woman’s defiance as she says she is ready to be flogged to leave her hair uncovered
- Amira Osman Hamed facing trial this month – could be whipped if convicted
- She refuses to wear a hijab saying she doesn’t want to live under Taliban law