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who is right ? Burnley College or This muslim girl ?

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http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2697705/College-bans-Muslim-woman-for-refusing-to-remove-veil.html Burnley is one of my local colleges and this is a story about a muslim girl refusing to … Read More
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2697705/College-bans-Muslim-woman-for-refusing-to-remove-veil.html

Burnley is one of my local colleges and this is a story about a muslim girl refusing to take of her burka !

Now she will probably sue and seek legal action that she wont pay for !

Whats your thoughts ?
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7y, 8m agoPosted 7 years, 8 months ago
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#1
is this the sixth form or the thomas whittam college
#2
shouldnt be allowed , we should do what france does and ban them
banned#3
river
shouldnt be allowed , we should do what france does and ban them


Your right! ;)
banned#4
the college is right
#5
"Staff asked her to remove her burka - which covers everything but her eyes - for identity fraud purposes."

That's understandable she could be anyone under there!
suspended#6
College
1 Like #7
This may not go down very well with a lot of people, or be seen as an uneducated and narrow minded point of view, but at the end of the day this is a Christian country, you abide by our rules. English people don't go to Muslim countries and walk around in Bikinis because "that's what we do at home". Remember the couple that got arrested for having sex on the beach in Dubai? They flaunted the law over there and they got punished for it. Why should we make exceptions?
#8
The College is 100% correct for many many reasons
#9
livingthelife07
"Staff asked her to remove her burka - which covers everything but her eyes - for identity fraud purposes."

That's understandable she could be anyone under there!


with you on this

burnley is one of my loal colleges as well but was dissapointed with it when i went to the open evening
#10
college. There's nowhere in her religion that states she has to wear it.
#11
This is kinda similar....but the white rose in leeds banned all hoodies from been worn in the centre.....apparently becaus the CCTV couldnt see the persons face...which is fair enough....yet they still allow people to go in weating the full head to toe burkah thing.....completely unfair IMO...they should let the hoodies wear the hoods or ban all clothing that covers the face

Do I really need to say anymore? :?
#12
atigona
is this the sixth form or the thomas whittam college


sixth form college, read the article its a disgrace !! and the others are right they need banning like france (even the cowards stood up and banned it) - if they dont like it - tough! not saying they cant wear it at home or at mosque but when in a public place its tough unless its okay for people to wear balaclava's
#13
looks like shes making a stand for the sake of it.......another pushing the boundaries in the name of rebellion
#14
College, simples.
#15
How is her burka going to effect her education or anyone elses, if she wants to wear it she should be able to, the college is wrong
#16
Lilly_White;6675681
How is her burka going to effect her education or anyone elses, if she wants to wear it she should be able to, the college is wrong

Could be ANYONE under them clothes:thumbsup:.
HTH.
#17
james_lfc
sixth form college, read the article its a disgrace !! and the others are right they need banning like france (even the cowards stood up and banned it) - if they dont like it - tough! not saying they cant wear it at home or at mosque but when in a public place its tough unless its okay for people to wear balaclava's


maybe they need banning for public use asyou dont have to wear them as i am a muslim and i know.

mate do you go to this college as want to know how good it is
#18
Lilly_White
How is her burka going to effect her education or anyone elses, if she wants to wear it she should be able to, the college is wrong


nonsense,could be a man under there peeping in the ladies locker room,she could get someone else to take her exams...very very dangerous

should be banned in public for security reasons imo
#19
baffledsalmon
This may not go down very well with a lot of people, or be seen as an uneducated and narrow minded point of view, but at the end of the day this is a Christian country, you abide by our rules. English people don't go to Muslim countries and walk around in Bikinis because "that's what we do at home". Remember the couple that got arrested for having sex on the beach in Dubai? They flaunted the law over there and they got punished for it. Why should we make exceptions?


lol although thats a pretty good argument....we kinda do go 'over there' and wear bikinis etc....and indecent exposure/sex in a public place is illegal over here too so I dont really get your point there lol
#20
t0mm
Could be ANYONE under them clothes:thumbsup:.
HTH.


Anyone? wishing to sit in a classroom and study? Whats the harm
#21
Lilly_White
How is her burka going to effect her education or anyone elses, if she wants to wear it she should be able to, the college is wrong


I agree that wearing it doesnt affect her education but in this case how could the college know who she is, what if someone else sat her exams for example
For the record i also disagree with women wearing burkhas, not just in this country but in general

EDIT: Im also surprised that more crimes havent been commited by people disguising in a burkha, i remember that one of the 21/7 bombers escaped the country in one
#22
baffledsalmon
This may not go down very well with a lot of people, or be seen as an uneducated and narrow minded point of view, but at the end of the day this is a Christian country, you abide by our rules. English people don't go to Muslim countries and walk around in Bikinis because "that's what we do at home". Remember the couple that got arrested for having sex on the beach in Dubai? They flaunted the law over there and they got punished for it. Why should we make exceptions?


100% AGREED !! ITS NOT NARROW MINDED - ITS RIGHT !
#23
boothy
nonsense,could be a man under there peeping in the ladies locker room,she could get someone else to take her exams...very very dangerous

should be banned in public for security reasons imo


Colleges don't have locker rooms for them to change in unless shes taken physical education, I'm sure with the exam situation a female could check it was her when she sat to take the exams, not dangerous at all
#24
river
shouldnt be allowed , we should do what france does and ban them


toshapetriji
the college is right


Starr
College


boothy
The College is 100% correct for many many reasons


hypnoticstate
college. There's nowhere in her religion that states she has to wear it.


t0mm
College, simples.


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#25
lil_tiger
lol although thats a pretty good argument....we kinda do go 'over there' and wear bikinis etc....and indecent exposure/sex in a public place is illegal over here too so I dont really get your point there lol


Do you know anyone who would go to Iran and walk around dressed in hot pants and cropped top next to all the women wearing full Muslim clothing?
#26
atigona
maybe they need banning for public use asyou dont have to wear them as i am a muslim and i know.

mate do you go to this college as want to know how good it is


No i dont mate, i go accrington academy which was my old school which turned to a sixth - which isnt too bad due to the small schools and we are having a £17m building built for next sept.

My cousin does tho doing public services :) and love it !

Im sure he'd be happy to give you some info on it
#27
seanbwfc
Your right! ;)


I agree it is her right.
#28
baffledsalmon
Do you know anyone who would go to Iran and walk around dressed in hot pants and cropped top next to all the women wearing full Muslim clothing? They'd get chucked in jail!


So you want this country to be like IRAN where people don't have choices? Its all about choice
#29
lil_tiger
lol although thats a pretty good argument....we kinda do go 'over there' and wear bikinis etc....and indecent exposure/sex in a public place is illegal over here too so I dont really get your point there lol


lol I agree, alcohol is served to westerners in most muslim countries because the demand is there for it.
And yeah Its illegal to have sex in public in the UK so the couple would have got in trouble here albeit a lot lot lighter punishment, maybe a telling off or a caution,
banned#30
t0mm
Could be ANYONE under them clothes:thumbsup:.


Agreed.

Maybe she should go to Burka college instead of Burnley.

And people wonder why BNP wins votes!
#31
The point is she could be anyone and without showing herself, the documents with her face on can go out the window as we dont have any clue who it is.

Btw are they allowed to have them on in a passport photo ?
#32
guv
Agreed.

Maybe she should go to Burka college instead of Burnley.

And people wonder why BNP wins votes!


What is a Burka college?
#33
guv
Agreed.

Maybe she should go to Burka college instead of Burnley.

And people wonder why BNP wins votes!


College called Burka?
#34
Lilly_White
What is a Burka college?


its what the bnp will create if they get in power:roll:

otherwise known as concentration camp
#35
Lilly_White
So you want this country to be like IRAN where people don't have choices? Its all about choice


Where and when did I say I wanted this country to be like Iran? All I'm saying is that this is a Christian country. By all means worship whichever and how many bloomin' Gods you like, but when it's a matter of public safety and security, you can't just kick up a fuss because you want to wear an item of clothing?! As people have said, she could be ANYONE under there... One the lower levels it gives the option for someone else to take her exams for her, but what's to say it couldn't be a paedophile?! Does she go through customs with her face covered? No, and there's a reason for that.
#36
Naeem786
College called Burka?


Think he's taking the micky, made be chuckle anyway haha
#37
Be/\/
The point is she could be anyone and without showing her self her documents with her face on can go out teh window.

Btw are they allowed to have them on in a passport photo ?


As i said before, where there is the need ie exams etc she would have to verify who she is to a female member of staff, as for the passport, yes she would have a passport photo and at airports she would have to show her face to female airport staff, there are things in place
#38
Lilly_White;6675711
Anyone? wishing to sit in a classroom and study? Whats the harm

Funding?

If I was 28 and my sister was 17 and I wanted to go study in college.

All i'd have to do is sign up in her name and use a burkha, free education for me.

IDENTITY FRAUD laws are there for a reason.
#39
I believe anyone who walks around wearing what is basically a religious uniform is being confrontational and it shouldnt be allowed in schools,
1 Like #40
Lilly_White
So you want this country to be like IRAN where people don't have choices? Its all about choice


Exactly, if the self richeous, racist *****s want to insist that our country is better, shouldn't we at least to try to behave better. The "if they do it, we can do it" argument doesn't hold water.

And just because it isn't mention in the Koran doesn't mean that it isn't a genuine part of their beliefs. half the catholic crap (praying to mary, purgotory etc.) isn't in the bible.

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