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Burqa ban: EU makes the right move
Posted:Jul 12, 2017
 
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By Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed
 
The European Union is finally coming to its senses: Burqa Ban by Belgium upheld by the European Court of Human Rights. France has already introduced such legislation.
 
I and many other people with an experience of how ISLAMIST NEO-FASCISM  is making life difficult for all decent people and especially targeting women with their intolerance and reactionary, obscurantist patriarchal oppression. We can heave a sigh of relief that in the European Union such a trend will not be allowed to prosper.
 
I share with you the verdict given by the European Court of Human Rights:
 
 
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Stockholm University; Visiting Professor Government College University;  and, Honorary Senior Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. Latest publications, The Punjab Bloodied, Partitioned and Cleansed, *(Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2012), won the Best Non-Fiction Book Prize at the 2013 Karachi Literature Festival and the 2013 UBL-Jang Groups Best Non-Fiction Book Prize at Lahore and the Best Book on Punjab Award from Punjabi Parchar at the Vaisakhi Mela in Lahore, 2016. And , Pakistan: The Garrison State, Origins, Evolution, Consequences (1947-2011), Oxford, 2013.  I can be reached at: billumian@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
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