Muslimah Misogyny: Muslim Women Against FEMEN

A Muslim women’s group has emerged to protest a western women’s group which is protesting oppression of women in Islamic countries – Published on The Jewish Press, by Pamela Geller, April 7, 2013.

I recently reported deep concern for a young Tunisian Muslima who had disappeared after she posted topless photos of herself to protest the sharia oppression and subjugation she suffered as a Muslim girl. One controversial image showed the young Muslimah, Amina Tyler, smoking a cigarette, baring her breasts, with the Arabic written across her chest: My body belongs to me, and is NOT the source of anyone’s honour.  

A Muslim cleric in moderate Tunisia called for her stoning death. Tunisian newspaper Kapitalis quoted preacher Almi Adel, who heads the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, saying: “The young lady should be punished according to sharia, with 80 to 100 lashes, but [because of] the severity of the act she has committed, she deserves be stoned to death. ”Her act could bring about an epidemic. It could be contagious and give ideas to other women. It is therefore necessary to isolate [the incident]. I wish her to be healed” … //

… Why are these Muslim women fighting those who wish to help Muslim women?  FEMEN were not demanding Muslimahs remove their cloth coffins or head pieces.  They were tyring to help the oppressed.

Here’s the thing – this whole Muslim Women Against Femen is based on a false premise. Nobody is stopping these girls/women from wearing  head and body coverings. But what about women who don’t have the liberty to choose. That’s the point.
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(About the Author: Pamela Geller is the President of AFDI (American Freedom Defense Initiative), publisher of AtlasShrugs.com and the author of The Post American President: The Obama Administration’s War on America and Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance).

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Topless feminists protest Islamist oppression, on The Local (Germany’s news in english), April 4, 2013: Bare-breasted activists staged rallies in front of mosques and Tunisian embassies in Berlin and across Europe Thursday against what they called an Islamist crackdown on Arab women’s rights …;

Les FEMEN n’ont rien inventé du tout: Manifester les seins nus est une méthode déjà maintes fois utilisée par les Africaines, dans Slate Afrique, le 29 mars 2013;

FEMEN on en.wikipedia;

… and just for contradiction, re-visit on Humanitarian Texts:

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