Senate recommends banning the burka in Spain

It appears that ZP may have missed the ball in allowing this vote to suceed. Fresh from yesterday’s victory, in which he managed to push through his new employment law (more MP’s abstained that actually voted for it, but it got through anyway), he wasn’t paying too much attention to a PP backed motion to ban the wearing of the Burka and Niqab in all public places. Newspapers are saying that this controversial measure, which Continue reading Senate recommends banning the burka in Spain

Sarkozy speaks out against Burkas

Finally, the midget has spoken sense. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has spoken out strongly against the wearing of the burka by Muslim women in France. In a major policy speech, he said the burka – a garment covering women from head to toe – reduced them to servitude and undermined their dignity. Mr Sarkozy also gave his backing to the establishment of a parliamentary commission to look at whether to ban the wearing of burkas Continue reading Sarkozy speaks out against Burkas