Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Latest Islamic Whinefest - airbrushed hijabs

Teachers 'lack understanding' and 'demoralising' practice. Wah-wah-wah! I love this!

Muslim hijab 'airbrushed out of school photo'

A VICTORIAN Muslim schoolgirl had her traditional headscarf airbrushed from a class photograph in just one example of the discrimination Islamic students face, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

While the majority of Victorian schools support students who wear the headwear, some teachers needed more understanding of Islam, the inquiry into Dress Codes and School Uniforms heard today.

The Islamic Council of Victoria is urging the inquiry to continue to allow Muslim students to wear traditional religious items as a "fundamental right" to freedom of religious observance.

More at the link here.