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I often find myself in agreement with the Sydney Morning Herald journalist Miranda Devine. Her common sense approach to most issues and her clear vision regarding “the bigger picture” has been all the more welcome and noticeable, given the “stable” she writes for. Her fellow scribes at Fairfax’s Sydney H.Q are the poster boys and girls of the Left’s ideological social engineering blitzkrieg, and they rarely fail to deliver as ordered; Mike Carlton springs to mind, as one of the worst bottom feeders ever to have been given a pen and a license to harangue but even he pales beside the execrable Annabelle Crabbe. If Annabelle were a bloke, she’d get snotted (Australian slang for a good punch in the nose) down the pub, and regularly. 

 However, in today’s S.M.H Devine has badly missed the mark, with her article “Hijab ban belongs in the sin bin”. (reference)

 
I would have expected a less simplistic effort from her, less emotionalism and that “bigger picture” clarity I referred to. As it stands, Devine demonstrates a paltry, blinkered  knowledge of the politicized nature of any and all ‘cultural manifestations’ associated with islam, especially the hijab and issues relating to banning it, enforcing it, insisting on it as a “freedom”, etc.
 
Background: FIFA has banned the ghastly muslim garb and has banned the Iranian girls soccer squad from an upcoming competition. This news sent ‘a shudder’ through our poor Sydney-based muslim aurats, according to Devine.
 
Aurat is the Urdu word for woman. (Also ‘oarat’)
Urdu is not an insignificant language.
Urdu is spoken by many people in Australia.
If you wish to communicate with a boat-load of people off Ashmore Reef, Urdu would be handy.
Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language with about 104 million speakers, including those who speak it as a second language. It is the national language of Pakistan and is closely related to Hindi, though a lot of Urdu vocabulary comes from Persian and Arabic, which is not the case for Hindi.
 
Urdu is also spoken in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, India, Malawi, Mauritius, Nepal, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, the UAE, the UK and Zambia.
 
Urdu has been written with a version of the Perso-Arabic script since the 12th century and is normally written in Nastaliq style. The word Urdu is Turkish for 'foreign' or 'horde'.
 
Urdu classifies ALL women under the defining word ‘aurat’, which has many related meanings, which exemplify the classification. (I cannot reproduce all the fonts and Urdu characters which represent the permutations listed below. I have managed to capture the root word ‘aurat’. All other meanings are derived from the root. This is by no means exhaustive or exact. It is merely indicative.)
 
العربيه = woman - ordinary, common; low, vulgar, common woman, harlot (root)
              = prostitute, whore, slut (derivative)
              = pudenda, genitals, vagina (root)
              = unknown; unexpected;—unknowing; unsophisticated, simple (root and derivative)
 
Interchangeable, the word for woman is similar, in either root or derivative, for word used to describe female genitalia and/or various states of ignorance and stupidity.
The Koran, Sunnah and Haddith trilogy of islamic texts also fail to make much distinction between a female and base function.
 
MIRANDA DEVINE
“When soccer's world governing body FIFA banned Muslim headscarves from competition, a shudder went through Sydney's all-female football team, the ‘Lakembaroos’.”
 
We have become used to the concept of “freedom” as experienced by islamic women. It is not a definition that resonates within the wider community.
 
It is a freedom to exist within rigid, intimidating and hostile constraints, where conformity is the only guarantee of safety from the penalties accompanying. It is an offer of freedom from punishment, ostracism and death by strict adherence. To use the word “freedom” to describe the state of muslim women in Australia is to distort the very meaning and mock the countless numbers of Australians who have struggled, fought and died in the achieving and maintenance of real freedom.
 
This narrow understanding of freedom is paraded by appeasers and victims alike as some sort of proof, whereas it is a cruel play on words and concepts that does little to provide women in islam with any real freedom, consigning them to the role of obedient cattle and chattel.
Miranda Devine should surely know this.
 
As for the ‘Lakembaroos’ and other Australian muslim women who mouth these platitudes, it is as easy to classify their response as a form of Stockholm Syndrome as it is to outright deny the basis of their assertions as ill-informed and marginalized opinion formed under duress but, giving muslim women the right to speak for themselves, it must be acknowledged that many muslim ‘aurat’ are the fiercest proponents of the veil, the chador, the hijab, the burqah.
 
I contend, and I think Devine would acknowledge, that a person who knows no substantial freedom, who cannot experience the full gamut of self and societal expression that real freedom implies and confers, and a person who lives under the implied physical threats that sharia can impose, via brothers, male relatives, husbands and fathers, is a poor referral for defining a standard of freedom. Devine, however, seems to imply that these women are some paradigm of authority when “freedom” is to be discussed.
 
Can Devine understand that removing women from the threat of sharia, and removing from them the male-ordained control of female identity that is islamic dress code, might actually be a first step in really introducing these females to freedom? Her article does not hint at that understanding. Rather, it denies the precept and advocates a continual shrouding of females in order to see them maintain the male/female islamic status quo; men on top, women below. Devine has done these unfortunate victims no good service by advocating they remain as chattels and possessions.
 
The members of “The Lakembaroos” are, of course, entitled to speak for themselves. Their statements would have far greater import if they had the ability to make an informed, comparative decision, rather than merely supporting something they have never known an alternative to. They do not.
 
I am a long way from Lakemba, but I have some understanding of the make-up of this team. I believe there may be some converts making up the numbers; Australian girls who have made the choice to surrender their freedom for islam. I think they can be dismissed as misguided, ideologically driven misfits. Attention-seeking zealotry – youthful idealism - is not uncommon amongst the immature and lost. Holding to a radical position does not infer that the holders of such opinion inhabit some unassailable lofty eyrie of unbiased insight and over-riding wisdom either. In fact, it tends to make the claimant suspect, when they espouse views so opposed to any held by the mainstream. They are soccer players, after all, Miranda, not Doctors of Philosophy or Theology - and they have an axe to grind. FIFA is all-male. These young ‘converts’ are 21st century quasi-feminists, pursuing the “goals” of 21st century feminism, the right to swear, drink, fight, f**k and abort, “just like a man”. Their concept of “freedom” is a ghastly distortion that shames them and shames our society, which fostered the conditions under which such self-loathing has germinated.
 
I think they can and should be dismissed as damaged, ill-informed bandwagon followers, not cited in the SMH as source, Miranda.
 
Dismissing the Australian “reverts” then, the only really valid opinion is that which would come from born muslim female members, especially those from an immediate migrant background, as it is they who live in the full ‘cultural domain’ of islam.
 
Unfortunately, they are not in a position to make any comparison, never having enjoyed the “freedom” to be un-islamic in attire or behavior. How can they possibly offer anything resembling an unbiased, unbigoted, non-coerced opinion? It is stating the obvious to make the point – they cannot express opinions on islam. They are ‘aurat’, less than a man and, in many households, less than human. Miranda Devine knows this but still attempts a snow-job on the Australian public.
 
The Muslim women and girls - It is them who are being manipulated by exercises such as these, which are growing in number. It is typical of islamists, to ‘hide behind the veil’ and trot out their women to do their dirty work of propagandizing Australia for them.
 
Who cannot feel some sympathy for the doe-eyed beauty? (Well, I don’t, but that is the intention, failed or not.)
 
Iktimal Hage-Ali, a Young Australian of the Year finalist and a member of John Howard's anti-terrorism summit, (now curiously resident in Dubai {!}) was a drug user and supplier - but great eye-candy. 
 
Hasn’t Sue Carland made a career as a professional muslim out of batting her baby-blues? Butter wouldn’t melt. How spiritual is SHE! Look at moi, look at moi!
 
Salaam Café , SBS’s misguided and patheticl foray into muslim “humor”, showcasing Waleed Aly as David Letterman, featured some absolutely stunning women. Toltu Tufa is not hard on the eyes. Based on her ‘comedy’ she served no other purpose than to be a face of islam.
 
Are there no fat, ugly muslim women who can speak? I guess they are all in the kitchen, waiting permission to go outside.
 
And manipulated they are; a spokesman who Devine quotes, Dr Jamal Rifi, has a history of making politicized “feminising and socialising” gestures which use females to advance islamist claims for hegemony and separation from the mainstream – the classic islamist direction of “one law for muslims, one law for the kufar”.
 
Miranda Devine has either failed to understand that, for the likes of Dr Jamal Rifi, what happens to a girl when the final whistle blows on a demonstration soccer ploy is of little consequence - or she is indifferent. Either are unacceptable positions for a responsible journalist of her profile to take and do immeasurable harm.
 
Dr Jamal Rifi
 
The man is an islamist first, doctor a distant second.
Rifi has little interest in the welfare of females. His main preoccupation is utilizing their naiveté and fervor to advance islamisation. It was Rifi who foisted the Cronulla Surf Lifesaving fiasco on to an undeserving and reluctant beach-going suburb/community, affecting us all with the incompetence of the so-called Life Savers. In short, they can’t swim, won’t “join” and are, sadly but not unexpectedly, missing in action these days. Having made the media splash… they don’t “save lives” any more down Cronulla way, not that they ever did - (reference)
 
Rifi is a G.P practicing in the Lakemba-Bankstown area. This is the area where the vast majority of FGM cases that have come to light in NSW in the past few years originate from. Has Rifi acted in accordance with Australian law and exposed the practitioners? Has he done anything to halt this ghastly – and illegal – practice? NO.
(See: THIS for more on Rifi.) 
 

Devine:

“But it is not for the state to force emancipation on to women. If anything, banning hijabs and burqas just subjects Muslim women to further subjugation, forcing them indoors, alienating them from wider society, causing resentment among their children and ensuring future disharmony.”
 
This astonishing claim flies in the face of all that Western societies have stood for, over centuries. It was the West who emancipated women, despite the ridiculous claims of some muslim that women had suffrage under islam centuries before women in the “West”. It was the actions of “Western” governments, American and European, which dismantled the African slave trade, monopolized by Arabs.
 
Australian women, disgruntled or not, owe their present status to the working of a very active and robust Parliament to grant them the victories of feminism in the 20th century.
 
If it is not the “for the state to force emancipation” then Devine should be shouldering arms with the misogynists and chauvinists who believe in lower pay for women, poor education, no opportunity, no birth control, no abortion on demand, no sex education etc – the tenets of 20th century feminism.
 
If Devine seriously believes this, then she is advocating that we turn a complete, uncaring blind eye to the abuse of fellow humans within our society – which is exactly what islamists are calling for. Given the perfect islamic society they crave, kufar have no say in the affairs of the muslim, and they are to remain mute and inactive against all acts of muslim barbarity. It’s a “cultural thing”, we suppose, one Devine suggests we adopt.
 
I am not alone, I am bold enough to say, in declaring that it most definitely IS the business of the Australian government to provide the freedoms Australians traditionally enjoy to ALL AUSTRALIANS, not to be prejudiced against muslim women because they are the goods and chattels of some misguided male tyrants. Whilst I want no muslims in my country, the reality is they are here and I see muslim women as the ultimate victims of this disgusting ‘religion’. Unlike Miranda Devine, I don’t see how we can possibly turn a blind eye to their plight. They carry the name of my country on their passports.
 
Devine seems immune to the logical inconsistencies in her “defence”. Surely it is more cause for concern, and a clear indictment of islamic culture and practice, that these women can and do face “alienation”, would be forced indoors, would face subjugation. Miranda…. That’s the point! It is not Australian society that does this to these women…it is their society, their culture, their religion….their MEN; Imam, Sheik, Mullah, father, brother, uncle, son. It is these people, under the guise of a ‘religion’ that do the ostracizing, alienating and subjugating.
You have failed these women by siding with their oppressors.
 
 
Devine talks at length about the attempts to ban the hijab/burqah in France, Germany, Belgium and other European nations, and her tone is mocking, almost as though no “real” modern society would ever consider such regressive backward-looking solutions. Her contempt drips from the page. Yet she does not consider the situation faced by these nations.
 
France has been subject to nearly 4 years of continuous rioting and acts of overt violence from its muslim population – some 40% of whom are illegal immigrants. The first act of defiance from the muslim community came with the politicized wearing of the veiled attire of islam.
 
Germany has had its “ghast-verker” issues with Turkish muslims since the early 1980’s.
The Dutch have started emigrating from their land, as Islam sweeps all before it.
 
Of relevance, since the election of Geert Wilders party, Dutch muslim women have stated that they will “wear the burqah and hijab as protest.” If this is not a politicization of supposedly “free choice” attire, I would like to see what is! (reference)
 
Europe is often derided in other Western quarters, the USA and Australia particularly, for its weakness, its vacillation in the face of threat, its famous appeasements, and Devine is only too aware of this. It is to the detriment of her argument that she will not examine what lies behind this new resolve in Europe. Why are these anti-islamic dress issues simultaneously arising, if not because of a very real threat to the nations in question?
 
France Today
Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England, Switzerland, France, Germany.
 
Are they all suffering ‘knee-jerk-itis’, as Devine would have it, or is there some more worthy basis for their concerns? After all, none of these nations are famous for acting imprudently or swiftly. On the contrary, they are often so sluggish as to fail outright to move against threat and hostility. Both WW1 and WW2 spring to mind. The USA and Australia know what European lack of resolve can deliver, in dead.
 
It is this unified action of so many nations that should cause Australia to look deeply into its dealing with islam and attempt to halt a slide into the pit that seems to be devouring Europe.
Articles like Devine’s do not aid understanding – they mask and hide unpalatable truths. This nation deserves better from it journalists and politicians. Are we so fearful of islam that even at this early stage we fear offending them? If that is the case, we had better observe Europe more closely…. to learn of our fast approaching future and comport ourselves accordingly. Devine can lead, figuratively, burqah-clad and submissive…. but 3 steps behind me and any other male, sweetie, in reality.
 
“….a shudder went through Sydney's all-female football team, the ‘Lakembaroos”
 
Whenever I contemplate the islamised Australia our elite seem to have envisaged for us, a shudder goes through my soul, Miranda, and a deep yearning ache to be free of this tyranny of ideological madness grips me. I gasp for free air, for free expression; I flail around uselessly, marginalised, disenfranchised, powerless, while all around the power of my sworn enemy grows. Would that you would deign to defend me and mine.
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