Jordan: Bank fires Christian woman for not wearing hijab
Posted by Robert on May 23, 2012 2:23 PM
Remember: when in Muslim countries, you must abide by Muslim practices. And when in non-Muslim countries, you must abide by Muslim practices. Obama has said that he will defend the right of Muslim women in the U.S. to wear the hijab, as if anyone is denying it -- but he will say nothing about this. Islamic supremacism from modern, moderate Jordan: "Jordan Bank Fires Christian Woman Who Eschewed Hijab," by Gabe Kahn for  Israel National News, May 23 (thanks to  Voice of the Copts):
The Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank on Wednesday fired a Christian employee who refused to wear a scarf to cover her hair as part of uniform for female staff.
“The bank warned Vivian Salameh to cover her hair as part of the women’s uniform approved earlier this year, but she refused,” Iman Afaneh told AFP.
“Five other Christian women are working at the bank, and they are committed to wearing full uniform, including the headscarf.”
But Salameh said she “refused to wear the partial head cover because it is against my principles,” and is religious coercion.
“The bank uniform registered at the trade and industry ministry does not include wearing anything to cover my hair,” she added....
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