Non-Muslims ‘must wear hijab’

“I can’t see why if a student wears a headscarf it should be an issue. It’s the same as a shirt or tie — it’s just part of our uniform.” So Hijab doesn’t have any religious relation? Its just a dress nothing to do with any religion or your religious tradition?

NON-Muslim English girls will be ordered to wear headscarves at a new Islamic school.Madani High School in Leicester will take ten per cent of its pupils from other faiths — but insists all must cover their heads.

Headteachers ruled the hijab scarf is part of the uniform.

Assistant principal Zainab Elgaziari said the demand was not a problem despite the row over Muslim women’s veils.

He said: “I can’t see why if a student wears a headscarf it should be an issue. It’s the same as a shirt or tie — it’s just part of our uniform.”

Leicester City Council said it did not believe the scarves would deter non-Muslim parents from sending children to the school, which opens next September.

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Britain risks creating a system of “voluntary apartheid”

Are we creating divided society in Europe?

The row over Muslim women wearing veils shows how Britain risks creating a system of “voluntary apartheid”, shadow home secretary David Davis has warned.

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Mr Davis questioned whether there was a “series of closed societies” in the UK.

And he said there was a growing feeling the Muslim community was “excessively sensitive to criticism” and “unwilling to engage in substantive debate”.

Last week Commons leader Jack Straw said the veils caused “separateness”.

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Follow me and beat poverty, Nobel winner tells West

This year Nobel Peace Prize winner (Professor Yunus) urged West and Europe to follow his theory and his work to beat poverty all over world. Often know as “World Banker to the poor” has shown the world that poverty can be beaten if its tackle properly. It is totally correct that today’s banking system is only directed towards the benefit of certain group of people because of this conventional system more than two-thirds of population does not qualify for any loan or financial help. Today’s leader urging for free market and even I do support free market but its hard to understand how free market will benefit people in general when two-thirds wont be able to get any benefit. So unless we try to tackle this poverty in third world and find out the ways to help these unprivileged people we can not call our economy system as free system as its not benefiting major portion of our world population. Remember it’s not the fault of poor people that they are poor, but it will be our biggest fault if we don’t help them.

MUHAMMAD YUNUS, this year’s surprise choice for the Nobel Peace Prize, used his award yesterday to make an impassioned appeal to the West to overhaul the way it tackles poverty in the Third World.

Speaking to The Times at the modest headquarters of his Grameen Bank, the Bangladeshi economist urged the international community to adopt his system of microcredit to help to pull the world’s poorest out of destitution.

“It is not the fault of poor people that they are poor,” Professor Yunus said. As he spoke, he was mobbed by colleagues and well-wishers who posed for photographs and brought flowers to his office in Dkaha.

“The banking system is based on collateral and guarantees and we have proved that you can loan money without them. Our microcredit system until today was a sub-system. Now we should be in the mainstream,” the man dubbed the “banker to the poor” said.



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