Muslim In Europe
“Burqa Ban In
Leny Lediyawati (1111113000040);
Muhammad Faisal Akbar (1110113000045);
Dea Sonya Septiani (1110113000066);
Burqa Ban In France
In April (2011), France introduced a law against
covering your face in public.
Muslim women in full-face veils, or niqab, are now
banned from any public activity including walking
down the street, taking a bus, going to the shops or
collecting their children from school.
And also for the students (2004).
As the result of the law, the only exceptions to a
woman wearing a niqāb in public will be if she is
travelling in a private car or worshiping in a religious
Western vs Islam, is it
France Nationalism based on
“Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite”
Clash Of Civilization
France version: Potentially
social movement by “Jihaddist”
based on Clash of Civilization
by Samuel Huntington:
- Minority Identity
- Muslim integrity
- Potencially for violence
(Jocelyne Caesari, “Islam in France:
The Shaping of a Religious
Minority,” 2002, Oxford University
Press, p 36-51. Hal. 1.)
Secularism in France
Security Seen by France
Era: Terrorism act
by Al-Qaeda (9/11)
Islamic veiling is a form
of sexist patriarchal
burka is a symbol of
force, of oppression of
women by religious
brutes who rule with an
iron Islamic fist.
women are 'effectively
under house arrest„.
Veil is a form of resistance to the West‟s
objectification of women
The assertion is that Western societies, no less than
Islamic ones, pressure women into adopting forms of
dress (and undress) that are intended to gratify the
“male gaze” and turn women into sex objects.
From this perspective, it is a bit rich for Western
women (who “voluntarily” wear high heels, short
skirts and make-up) to criticize Muslim women for
choosing to wear coverings that liberate them from
this sexist gaze.
Assembly for the protection of Hijab (Pro Hijab)
Pro-Hijab aims to reverse bans already brought
in and prevent more "abuses of democracy"
The group, launched in London on Monday (14
June, 2004), wants to banish the "negative
sterotypical image of the hijab which lies at the
root of the discrimination“.
and to offer Muslim women a platform from
which they can speak out.
The group has the support of a number of
prominent groups such as the Muslim
Association of Britain, National Assembly
Against Racism, the Federation of Islamic
Organizations in Europe and human rights group
The Rise of Islam in Europe
Islam is the
population in France.
The increasing of