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Islam OK to uncover face where the burqa is banned: Saudi cleric

Discussion in 'Interfaith Dialogues' started by spnadmin, Jul 25, 2010.

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    RIYADH: A popular Muslim cleric says it is permissible for Saudi women to reveal their faces in countries where the Islamic veil is banned, while criticizing efforts in Europe to outlaw the garment.

    Sheik Aedh al-Garni’s ruling was in response to a question from a Saudi woman in France about how to respond to a movement there to ban full-face veils. Al-Garni said Muslims should not challenge the issue in such nations at risk of breaking laws. His ruling, or fatwa, was published on Saturday in Al-Hayat newspaper.

    Some European nations have struggled to balance their national identities with growing Muslim populations that have cultural practices that clash with their own. Numerous scholars of various Islamic schools of thought agree on this point, al-Garni said. ap

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