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Moslem Mother is turned away from parentsí evening because she refused to remove full-face veil
Daily Mail ^ | 24 June 2012 | Jaya Narain

Posted on 06/25/2012 7:36:29 AM PDT by Cronos

Maroon Rafique missed an important talk concerning her son's university education because she would not remove the niqab

A mother was turned away from a parents’ evening because she was wearing a full-face veil.

Maroon Rafique, 40, was told that for the security and safety of children and teachers at the college there was a ban on any type of face coverings.

She was warned that unless she removed her full-face covering, known as the niqab, she would not be allowed into the college to attend.

In the end, a stunned Mrs Rafique was forced to call her husband, who took her place and went with their son Awais, 18.

Mrs Rafique, who has worn the niqab for seven years, said: ‘I’m born in this country and British. Why should what I wear offend anyone? I didn’t want to make any fuss. All I wanted was to find out the information to help my son go to university.

;I offered to sit at the back or  at the front, anywhere where I wouldn’t be seen, if they thought I was going to offend anyone....

Mrs Rafique, of Whalley Range, Manchester, had been invited to attend the parents evening and talk about her son's education at The Manchester College.

But when the mother of two arrived she was apprehended by security staff in the lobby of the college’s Northenden campus.

Mrs Rafique, who is married to double-glazing firm boss Abdul, 40, and has a younger son, Ibrahim, 12, said she felt humiliated.

She added: I do get abuse every now and again in the street, which I just have to deal with. However, I was very surprised when I was treated this way by the college.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: boofrickinhoo; britain; islam; uk
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how sad.... /sarc

a person wouldn't be allowed to walk in with a full-face helmet and not remove it

1 posted on 06/25/2012 7:36:40 AM PDT by Cronos
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To: Cronos

She achieved her goal, attaining victim status,and getting in the face of normal (civilized) people. bravo to the school for banning this attention hound!


2 posted on 06/25/2012 7:39:42 AM PDT by pastorbillrandles
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“Mrs Rafique, who is married to double-glazing firm boss Abdul, 40, and has a younger son, Ibrahim, 12, said she felt humiliated.”

GET OVER IT.


3 posted on 06/25/2012 7:40:56 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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she felt humiliated..

waaaaaaa waaaa.. evil America strikes again.. waaa waaaa


4 posted on 06/25/2012 7:41:20 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Cronos

Try wearing a Jason-style hockey mask to a conference and see how people treat you.


5 posted on 06/25/2012 7:42:13 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End the racist, anti-capitalist Obama War On Freedom.)
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Yes, I know this is in England. My comment stands. 8-|


6 posted on 06/25/2012 7:42:17 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Cronos

How would you recognize your own wife with another man on the streets with this garb?


7 posted on 06/25/2012 7:43:14 AM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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bleh, it was Abdul all along!


8 posted on 06/25/2012 7:44:08 AM PDT by WSGilcrest (/s)
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It appears someone at the school associates covered faces with potential violence or destruction. Not a totally unrealistic connection, although it overlooks the fact that most of the Sudden Jihad incidents and major terrorist attacks have involved young men, often college students, in Western clothes.

That is to say, it would make more sense for them to be worried about her son than about her.


9 posted on 06/25/2012 7:44:34 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Spinach at every meal.)
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Funny, when I am around "ROPers" this is the only thing I feel safe in, after all it is part of my "religion"

So can I come in full body armor and a Gas Mask since they don't have Spartan armor yet?

Oh and I am also a member of the "Christian Sikh Religion" that I just made up so the "ceremonial weapon" I am commanded to carry has to be at least a rifle of some sort that can shoot a projectile at least 3X the speed of sound. You know for ceremonial reasons.

10 posted on 06/25/2012 7:46:28 AM PDT by GraceG
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She isn't a Moeslim she is a Sith!

I guess the Jedi religion and it's counterpart the Sith Religion is very popular these days....

11 posted on 06/25/2012 7:49:28 AM PDT by GraceG
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GET OVER IT.

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Exactly! Security rules are there to protect everyone...even you....and this is an absolutely COMMON SENSE security rule.


12 posted on 06/25/2012 7:49:33 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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She should be ashamed of herself.


13 posted on 06/25/2012 7:51:16 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: Cronos
My father used to say, "Never beg a man to fight or gamble."

I would add "remove her burkha" to that list too.

14 posted on 06/25/2012 7:51:29 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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You have to admit ... things can get confusing for women wearing Muzzie garb.

15 posted on 06/25/2012 7:51:29 AM PDT by Zakeet (We have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt - Joe Biden)
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To: Cronos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIJdCB0ulZ0

Somebody needs to stop her!


16 posted on 06/25/2012 7:53:29 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (God-issued, not govt-issued.)
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This woman is a hardhead. It’s a SECURITY issue, not an issue of being offended.

It’s funny to me that the full-face veil is supposed to be meant to end any possibility of “allure” for those poor Muslim men who evidently live with a permanent four-hour Viagara erection. However, it seems these women most times take great pains to shadow and line their eyes with black kohl, smear on gobs of mascara, and paint their brows in a most alluring way.


17 posted on 06/25/2012 7:57:01 AM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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niqab... That attire has to be frightening for little children. I wish the all knowing psychiatrists would do some research on how this affects kids. That alone must contribute to their insanity.


18 posted on 06/25/2012 7:58:26 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: All
Burkha blue band
19 posted on 06/25/2012 8:02:17 AM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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‘I’m born in this country and British. Why should what I wear offend anyone? I didn’t want to make any fuss. All I wanted was to find out the information to help my son go to university.

This is just another attempt at chipping away at the status quo to fit her (i.e., Muslim) needs. If she wants to constantly look like she's preparing to rob a bank, perhaps she should move to a country where everyone looks like a bank robber.

20 posted on 06/25/2012 8:03:56 AM PDT by econjack
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