More Veil Controversy

Great Britain isn’t the only nation facing controversy over the niqab, the full Islamic veil that reveals nothing but a woman’s eyes. Agence France Presse reports that women who wear the niqab have been banned from the residence halls of Egypt’s Helwan University. The reason? The dean of Helwan, Abdel- Hay Abaid is worried about ...

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Great Britain isn't the only nation facing controversy over the niqab, the full Islamic veil that reveals nothing but a woman's eyes. Agence France Presse reports that women who wear the niqab have been banned from the residence halls of Egypt's Helwan University. The reason? The dean of Helwan, Abdel- Hay Abaid is worried about "individuals who might worm their way in, disguised under a face veil." If a man made it into the women's halls, he said, "their parents would kill me."

Great Britain isn’t the only nation facing controversy over the niqab, the full Islamic veil that reveals nothing but a woman’s eyes. Agence France Presse reports that women who wear the niqab have been banned from the residence halls of Egypt’s Helwan University. The reason? The dean of Helwan, Abdel- Hay Abaid is worried about “individuals who might worm their way in, disguised under a face veil.” If a man made it into the women’s halls, he said, “their parents would kill me.”

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