I am telling women to not be afraid to go out wearing their veils. And by paying the fines, I am neutering the law, rendering it inefficient and pointless, showing that it doesn’t work. It is a humiliation for the politicians.

Rachid Nekkaz  has set up a million euro fund to pay fines for women who choose to wear the full Islamic veil in countries, like France, where it is against the law to do so in public.

old news via Alt Muslimah’s Facebook page

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Shame on you, France.

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8:42 am  •  30 July 2012  •  1,258 notes

josieportillo:

Another gouache painting!

This time it’s for a group exhibit curated by the talented Seb Mesnard titled “The Book Show,” which will run from July3-28 at Galerie Daniel Maghen in Paris.

I decided to pay tribute to the book Peter & The Wolf, originally a composition by Sergei Profokiev. A…

3:46 pm  •  11 June 2012  •  71 notes
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