Islamic Tolerance Alert from Oz: “Hijab removal call prompts death threats,” from AAP, January 16 (thanks to all who sent this in):
The Brisbane radio announcer who suggested the hijab be removed in banks and shops has received death threats.
4BC announcer Michael Smith on Wednesday said wearing a face-covering such as some Muslim women do posed a security risk because it made identification difficult in the event of a crime.
Wearing a face-veil in certain places, such as shopping centres, was also offensive and scared little children, he said.
In a recorded threat on the station website a caller says “you’re head is on a plate (expletive beeped). You’re going to be dead soon (expletive beeped), racist bitch”….
Feel the love.