Sharia Alert from…Australia: “Dress ‘offensive’ to Islam,” by Ellen Connolly in The Sunday Telegraph, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
THIS is the outfit that has been labelled “offensive” and “disrespectful” to the Muslim community.
Twenty-three-year-old journalist Latika Bourke was verbally attacked bya group of Muslim men outside a Sydney mosque because of her dress.
“This young man approached me and said: ‘You should be wearing more clothes. You need to cover up, you mutt’,” Ms Bourke, who works for 2UE Radio, recounted.
Ms Bourke, who was wearing a black trenchcoat, knee-high boots and gloves, said she was shocked and humiliated….
Ms Bourke was waiting to interview controversial mufti Sheik Taj Eldeen Alhilaly at Lakemba mosque when a man aged about 20 confronted her.
Yes, the uncovered meat sheikh.
His friends stood nearby, supporting him, as he verbally attacked her.
“He said: Are you aware that this is our Friday prayers? Do you know you’re disrespecting our religion.”
Ms Bourke said she replied: “I’m sorry, how?” He then advised her to cover up and called her “a mutt”.
Ms Bourke, a Christian, said she was very conscious of the need to respect other people’s religions.
“I knew it was important to cover up when you go to a mosque and that’s why I wore a long coat and gloves….”