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Abayas, qamis: "The school of defeat"

2022-10-04T19:02:10.901Z

The editorial of Le Figaro, by Vincent Trémolet de Villers. While in Iran heroic women tear off their veils in the eyes of the morality police, in France teenage girls wear the abaya as an outward sign of Islamic belonging. Boys wear qamis as if they were in Riyadh and, eighteen years after the law on religious symbols, the school is the scene of new community demands. This display of clothing is added to food grievances, to the requirements of differentia



While in Iran heroic women tear off their veils in the eyes of the morality police, in France teenage girls wear the abaya as an outward sign of Islamic belonging.

Boys wear qamis as if they were in Riyadh and, eighteen years after the law on religious symbols, the school is the scene of new community demands.

This display of clothing is added to food grievances, to the requirements of differentiated hours in the swimming pools, to a diffuse but constant form of halalization of daily life.

Jean-Michel Blanquer had made secularism at school the heart of his commitment: this is what earned him to be curtly thanked.

His successor, too busy deploring the absence of

"nuanced debates"

in New York on

"ethno-racial questions"

, pretends to discover this new form of Islamic pressure.

Pap Ndiaye finally recognizes the existence of this

“famous phenomenon”.

Faced with reality, the party of denial is forced to give up some…

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Source: lefigaro

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