Jordan’s MB offshoot denounces French niqab ban
France’s ban on the niqab has been deeply condemned by the Muslim Brotherhood offshoot in Jordan who described the ban as an “affront” to dignity.
In a statement to AFP, The Islamic Action Front‘s secretary general Hamza Mansour stressed that the ban kills freedoms asserting that;
“The West claims to be a protector of freedom and human dignity, but this is untrue and has nothing to do with reality”.
Mansour alleged that France’s policies did nothing for world peace. He questioned the double standards of France where nudity is allowed in public areas whereas the niqab is banned.
The French parliament under Sarkozy’s government passed a law on Tuesday which prevented Muslim women from wearing the full-face veil in public.