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Burka

 

a sleeveless felt cloak common in the Caucasus. There are two types: the rider’s burka, which is long, thickpiled, and has seams that form broad shoulders; and the burka worn by those who travel by foot, which is short, smooth, and seamless—a necessary part of the equipment of Caucasian herdsmen.

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NOTICED: Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed chose not to face the camera when he left the mosque in a burka
In a question to Mrs May as she gave details to MPs about how Mohamed absconded, Sir Gerald said: "Can you follow the advice of [Mr Clarke] and have the burka banned in this country, because it is alien to our culture and has enabled this man to abscond?
About 500 acres of land were reclaimed, said Emad Saif of the Burka local council.
Marvi Sirmed, a human rights activist, said the burka is "a symbol of submission of women.
According to Sky News, she uses a flowing black burka to hide her identity as she fights the local thugs.
So I just wonder if his competitive edge in the debate situation is just dulled by the fact that he never really had to face the media here," Burka said.
Sir Isaac Newton wasn't prevented from flexing his foolishness, so why crack down on the burka babes?
I am not one of those wimps (like Jack Straw) who is scared by the sight of a woman in a burka, but I, too, believe they should be banned.
Mr Baxter says "Many Muslim women in UK said they wear the burka by choice".
MUSLIM women should be banned from wearing burkas in public - for the same reason as hoodies are banned from pubs and clubs.
If the French do pass such a foolish law as that of banning the burka I sincerely hope it may be challenged successfully before the European Court of Human Rights.
Mr Hollobone previously described the burka as "offensive" and "against the British way of life".