Wednesday, July 8, 2009

"martyr of the head scarf"

"You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood. . ."

"Headscarf Martyr Marwa Sherbini Mourned In Egypt"
by Maggie Michael, in the huffingtonpost.com, July 6, 2009

"CAIRO — Thousands of Egyptian mourners marched behind the coffin of the "martyr of the head scarf" on Monday _ a pregnant Muslim woman who was stabbed to death in a German courtroom as her young son watched.

"Many in her homeland were outraged by the attack and saw the low key response in Germany as an example of racism and anti-Muslim sentiment.

"Her husband was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday in Dresden when he tried to intervene and was stabbed by the attacker and accidentally shot by court security.

. . . "

One crazy "lone wolf" man has learned to identify a head scarf with terrorism. How many more feel the same way as he, and have not taken up a knife yet? Sikh men have been killed by those isolated lone killers who thought that their turbans represented a militant, terrorist Muslim that they saw on TV. What is in store for women who choose to cover?

Found this story at "Hegab Rehab."
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