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Burqa Brigade in Karachi

Jamat e Islami women wing now harassing karachi girls. Common rooms taken over by the Burqa Brigade’

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
By our correspondent

Burqa

When Pakistanis go about something, there are no middle grounds. It’s either do or die. Don’t believe it? You should visit only two of the city’s varsities – University of Karachi (KU) and Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) – to get my drift.

The reason why they cover their faces in the girls’ common room where no males are allowed is pretty evident, except of course for the obtuse who need their ‘i’ dotted and their ‘t’ crossed! If those females who do not observe the purdah chance glimpse their face, it will make the purdahnasheens un-pure! Get it? (more…)