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A hijab (/hɪˈdʒɑːb, hɪˈdʒæb, ˈhɪdʒ.æb, hɛˈdʒɑːb/; Arabic: حجاب ḥijāb, pronounced [ħɪˈdʒaːb] or Egyptian Arabic: [ħeˈɡæːb]) in common English usage is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest. The term can refer to any head, face, or body covering worn by Muslim women that conforms to Islamic standards of modesty. Hijab can also refer to the seclusion of women from men in the public sphere, or it may denote a metaphysical dimension, for example referring to "the veil which separates man or the world from God." In the Qur'an, hadith, and other classical Arabic texts the term khimār (Arabic: خمار) was used to denote a headscarf, and ḥijāb was used to denote a partition, a curtain, or was used generally for the Islamic rules of modesty and dress for both males and females. In its traditional form, it is worn by women to maintain modesty and privacy from unrelated males. According to the Encyclopedia of Islam and Muslim World, modesty in the Quran concerns both men's and women's "gaze, gait, garments, and genitalia." The Qur'an instructs Muslim women to dress modestly. Some Islamic legal systems define this type of modest clothing as covering everything except the face, hands up to wrists, and feet. These guidelines are found in texts of hadith and fiqh developed after the revelation of the Qur'an but, according to some, are derived from the verses (ayahs) referencing hijab in the Qur'an. Some believe that the Qur'an itself does not mandate that women wear hijab. In the Qur'an, the term hijab refers to a partition or curtain in the literal or metaphorical sense. The verse where it is used literally is commonly understood to refer to the curtain separating visitors to Muhammad's house from his wives' lodgings. This had led some to argue that the mandate of the Qur'an to wear hijab applied to the wives of Muhammad, and not women generally. In recent times, wearing hijab in public has been required by law in Saudi Arabia (for Muslims), Iran and the Indonesian province of Aceh. Other countries, both in Europe and in the Muslim world, have passed laws banning some or all types of hijab in public or in certain types of locales. Women in different parts of the world have also experienced unofficial pressure to wear or not wear hijab.
She took her traditional hijab off her head and held it aloft on a stick in protest. Now, Vida Movahedi has been sentenced to one year in an Iranian jail for her act during the dramatic protests during the winter of 2017 - 2018. The young woman's lawyer, Payam Derafshan, confirmed to AFP news an earlier statement he made to Iran's IRNA state news agency that his client was convicted of "encouraging corruption and debauchery" for breaking the law requiring women to wear the traditional headscarf. This was not the first time Movahedi had engaged in protests and her act was imitated by several other young Iranian women who also face criminal charges for going bareheaded in public. "The judge was very sympathetic to the fact that Ms. Movahedi has a two-year-old daughter and that she had not had a political motive for her actions," Derafshan told AFP.
And you watched lots of people get shipped off to the death camps? “I was 14 years old. That’s when my character was made. That one should think ahead that one should understand and anticipate events and when one is threatened. It was a tremendous threat from evil. It was a very personable experience of evil”. By Goerge Soros, 60 Minutes interview by Steve Croft 11-17-98
Well lady I listened to your entire speech at the CAIR California 4th Annual speech "advancing justice" on April 19, 2019.
yea, Omar should fly to iran and free the protester, otherwise she's a hypocrite. their country and laws are their affairs no? maybe we can bring a little freedom and democracy to them, like we've been doing to every small defenseless countries (never the big one!). because she's Muslim she needs to interfere with the laws of other countries...
originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: Waterglass
yea, Omar should fly to iran and free the protester, otherwise she's a hypocrite.
their country and laws are their affairs no? maybe we can bring a little freedom and democracy to them, like we've been doing to every small defenseless countries (never the big one!).
because she's Muslim she needs to interfere with the laws of other countries...
originally posted by: blueman12
a reply to: Grambler
Until then I dont judge her for it.
I agree. What about Trump and Saudi Arabia though? We clearly know his stance on that and no Republicans here seem to care. Very hypocritical.
originally posted by: Waterglass
a reply to: Grambler
Well I was unaware that she also commented on the Notre Dame fire. Just found out about it here. So just some pictures and artifacts? Huh?
Just like when ISIS was destroying all of the those artifacts in Irag. Terrible!