Neither Veil nor Submission, – Editorial by Maryam Namazie on the niqab ban. In it, she writes:

“The niqab and burqa in particular are the visible signs of Islamism’s war on women and the society at large. It also represents sex apartheid and Sharia law and all that follows. In Madani School, burqa-wearing girls must sit in the back of the classroom. On school trips, they must give way to boys and male teachers who cut in front of them in queues. Music is banned… The call for a ban has nothing to do with a clash of civilisations. It has everything to do with a global struggle between secularists, including many Muslims, on the one hand and theocrats and the religious-Right on the other.”

Newsflash provides updates on women’s rights and issues in a number of countries worldwide. – Recent highlighted campaigns, include End Stoning Now and End Legalised Paedophilia in Iran… – Full issue can be found here: fitnah-UNVEILED-nov13.  – editor: Maryam Namazie – design by: Kiran Opal

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