Friday, 4 February 2011

Ban The Burkha IS A START

This is just the start.

Much more must be done.








German state risks Muslim anger after becoming first in the country to ban the burka

By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 1:42 PM on 4th February 2011

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A German state yesterday became the first region in the country to ban Muslim women from wearing burkas.

The country has been gripped for several months by an angry debate on multiculturalism with many Germans voicing their concerns over immigration.

Hesse, a state run by Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, has now became the first German region to ban Muslim face veils for public sector workers.
Banned: The German state of Hesse has become the first region in the country to ban the Burka after a teacher wore one to teach (file picture)

Banned: The German state of Hesse has become the first region in the country to ban the Burka after a teacher wore one to teach (file picture)

Hesse Interior Minister Boris Rheinsaid it was 'not acceptable' for a teacher in Frankfurt to wear a face veil because 'public sector workers are obligated to have neutral religious and political views'.

The decision was prompted by a local teacher who had told her school she wanted to wear a burka in the classroom after returning from maternity leave. She had not previously worn one.
Hessen: Tension have grown in the region which is run by Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat Union party

Hesse: Tension have grown in the region which is run by Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat Union party

Debates about outlawing burkas have spread across Europe after France banned the Muslim face veils.

Only a small minority of Muslim women in Europe cover their faces, but their veils have become symbols for Europeans troubled by problems such as the economic crisis, immigration and Muslim integration.

A poll last year showed 61 percent of Germans favoured a burka ban. Ban supporters include a Catholic bishop in Bavaria, and also the country's most prominent feminist, Alice Schwarzer.

But Germany's interior and justice ministers have opposed a ban.

Critics of a ban suggest that Western democratic values should allow Muslims to wear veils.

It is feared that such a move could cause a backlash among Germany's 4.1 million Muslims.

Germany has the highest number of Muslims in Europe ahead of France which has around 3.5million and Britain with 2.8million, according to the The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

Chancellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage in October last year when she said that multiculturalism in Germany had 'utterly failed'.


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In a landmark speech, she broke one of Germany’s last taboos and courted anti-immigration support by claiming those from a different background failed to live happily side-by-side with native Germans.
Controversial: German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage when she said that multiculturalism in German had failed

Controversial: German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage when she said that multiculturalism in German had failed

She said that the concept where people would 'live side-by-side' did not work and immigrants needed to do more to integrate.

Merkel followed the speech with more comments a short time later by saying that more immigrants should work for the state.

Germany's former central banker, Thilo Sarrazin, inflamed opinion by claiming that Arabs sponged off the state and refused to integrate.

Sarrazin's controversial book 'Germany Does Away With Itself' has added to the anti-Islamic feelings in Germany.

In particular he singles out Muslims for failing to integrate and having low IQs.

This influx, he claims, has been going on virtually since the war while the birthrate of native Germans has been steadily falling.

He asserts the result has been a ‘dramatic fall’ in literacy and numeracy. ‘Germany is becoming more stupid,’ he said.

‘Muslims immigrants don’t integrate as well as other immigrant groups across Europe. The reasons for this are apparently not based on their ethnicity,
but are rooted in their culture of Islam,’ he told Welt am Sonntag

Since then some of of Merkel's conservatives become more critical of Muslims, who make up an estimated 4 million of Germany's 82 million population.












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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Banning the burkha is not a wise move.

When these people dress their women in sacks, it shows the indigenous population that they are here and that they are here in numbers. This makes people wake up sooner rather than later.

By banning the Burkha, the sheeple would simply think that these coloured people are intergrating and they would not stick out as much.

It's always better to see and know your enemy.

A

Adrian Peirson said...

Gov'ts have no place telling us what to wear, it's not the Burkha that is the problem, it's the ideology of its wearers.
This is shuffling deckchairs to appease the public.
Germany will still allow immigration, so the German people will still become a balkanized minority, which is the intention.
The majority of the public will not think that deeply though, they will simply think, hurrah, someone has said something at last, but nothing will change, Merkel will still turn the German people into minorities.
Banning the burkah is a deception, designed to fool the German people into thinking something is being done.
It's like voting for the EDL, the SNP, the English Democrats, UKIP or Plaid, they believe anyone can be British and all are welcome, so the British people end up as a marginalised minority.


Prof Kevin McDonald

Wotans Krieger said...

We must not mistake the statement that "multiculturalism has failed" to mean that "multiracialism has failed". They are two entirely seperate concepts. What Germany and Britain want or more accurately what their race-traitor governments want is closer integration and thus race-mixing. The very alien nature of Islam and its visible adornments help to maintain segregation-a very necessary intermediate step towards our intended final solution to the problem.