Eh, she’d be raked across the coals at home if she did….
That’s the excuse she’ll be offering to her Saudi masters as to why she forgoes the symbol of Islamic supremacy (sharia). As for Hillary Clinton being added to the list, well she was more than happy to wear in Egypt.
Defiant Angela Merkel arrives in Saudi Arabia without a headscarf for talks with King Salman after Theresa May, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama refused to wear the ‘oppressive’ garment
- Women in Saudi Arabia are expected to wear veils and robes in while in public
- German Chancellor shunned the protocol which is seen as a sign of oppression
- She follows Theresa May, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama by not wearing it
- The 62-year-old leader is pushing ahead with plans to ban the burka in Germany
Angela Merkel has arrived in Saudi Arabia without a headscarf ahead of talks with King Salman.
Women in the kingdom are subjected to strict dress codes in public which includes full-length robes and covering the hair with a veil, but the German chancellor shunned the protocol.
She is not the first to do so, with Theresa May, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama all having refused to wear the garment, which is seen as a sign of oppression by some critics.