- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On April 4, 2013
- 27 Comments
- Amina, Islam, veil
A group of women have set up a Facebook page called Muslim women against FEMEN…. Muslimah Pride Day.
They just don’t get it (or obviously choose not to).
On a day that has been set aside to defend a 19 year old woman who has been threatened by an Islamist with death by stoning, detained, drugged and restricted from communicating with her friends and FEMEN all for merely for expressing herself, they choose to mark the day by calling on women to oppose FEMEN and to veil.
As I have said before, nudity is the antithesis of veiling. Also it is clear that you cannot defend women’s rights and defend Islam and Islamism at the same time. You have to choose. FEMEN and we have chosen to side with women’s rights and equality; they have chose to side with the veil, Islam and Islamism no matter what it does to those who do not submit.
Long Live Amina!