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Didn’t The Madonna Wear a Veil? Italy’s Leading Imam Speaks Out
Posted on 26/05/2010
Italy’s leading Imam and former fashion designer Izzedin Elzir has boldly stood up and spoken out about the Italian police’s decision to fine a Muslim woman for wearing a full veil in Public. Elzir insists that veiled Muslim women embody western traditions of female dress, as demonstrated by Italian icon, the Madonna. Not surprisingly, his comments have caused tongues to wag...
The Italian Designer in Hot Water for Putting Barbie in a Burqa
Posted on 15/12/2009
You’ve seen her in a ballgown, you’ve seen her in a bathing suit, many little girls have even seen her naked. But who would have thought Barbie would ever strut her stuff in a burka? One Italian designer came up with the bright idea of converting one example the iconic blonde into a Muslim – much to the ire of many Muslims and non-Muslims around the globe. So what was the logic behind the bella Italian Barbie in a burka?
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