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EU COURT ENDORSES A BAN ON SIKH TURBAN

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5 minutes ago, MisterrSingh said:

It was free movement from Algeria to France? Gosh, i never knew that

"After the war, after Algeria gained its independence, the free circulation between France and Algeria was once again allowed, and the number of Algerian immigrants started to increase drastically. From 1962 to 1975, the Algerian immigrant population increased from 350,000 to 700,000."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_to_France

To be fair, many of them were supporters of France in the Algerian independence war, which made them "moderate" in the eyes of the French.

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no idea who this uncle ji is but to be honest, age does not equal wisdom.  unless from a direct eu rep or law union, its just hearsay and over exaggerated crap as usual

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29 minutes ago, RanjeetSingh said:

no idea who this uncle ji is but to be honest, age does not equal wisdom.

Jk's on you bro, Uncle ji is right.

29 minutes ago, RanjeetSingh said:

unless from a direct eu rep or law union, its just hearsay and over exaggerated crap as usual

Playing down future threats is what got our nation in our current predicament. I say it's great that Uncle ji is presenting future threats. In any case, seeing as you don't accept Uncle ji's word for it, you'll surely be able to accept the New York Times, no?

Ban on Head Scarves at Work Is Legal, E.U. Court Rules

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Le Pen when asked about Sikhs and the turban said something along the lines of 'Sikhs are a minority who we don't hear much from; which is a good thing'. Too tired to find the exact quote.

So yano... better pack your bags coz I think this Paris shooting may just have sealed the deal for Le Pen.

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From the decision:

"Legal experts said the court’s ruling could give greater leeway to employers across Europe to regulate religious attire in the workplace, as long as they did so with neutral policies that did not target Muslims."

So, a Sikh-owned firm could have a policy that you have to have uncut hair, beards, etc., plus cover your hair and so forth, have a kara, and tie a turban, and it would be OK, right? That would be neutral, too, right?

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1 minute ago, S4NGH said:

Le Pen when asked about Sikhs and the turban said something along the lines of 'Sikhs are a minority who we don't hear much from; which is a good thing'. Too tired to find the exact quote.

So yano... better pack your bags coz I think this Paris shooting may just have sealed the deal for Le Pen.

If that's an accurate quote, I surmise what she may be saying is "if you're not making trouble for France, then I don't have a problem with you". Sikhs are just going about their business, not driving semi-trucks into crowds.

If she is elected, I think what our peeps in France would have to do or should do is make a separate peace with the French government, not lumping themselves in with the Muslims. You have to deal with the government you have, not the government you want.

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16 minutes ago, BhForce said:

If that's an accurate quote, I surmise what she may be saying is "if you're not making trouble for France, then I don't have a problem with you". Sikhs are just going about their business, not driving semi-trucks into crowds.

If she is elected, I think what our peeps in France would have to do or should do is make a separate peace with the French government, not lumping themselves in with the Muslims. You have to deal with the government you have, not the government you want.

Here it is:

In response to the question if a Sikh person be allowed to wear a turban, Le Pen, head of the National Front, states, “No, not in public.  We don’t have a lot of Sikh people in France.  We don’t really hear much from them, or about them, which is good news.”

Our people have been trying to work with their government for a very long time. Twice they've taken them to the UN courts and won both times. All to no avail. Only two people exist in France; The native white French and the foreigner.

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6 minutes ago, S4NGH said:

Here it is:

In response to the question if a Sikh person be allowed to wear a turban, Le Pen, head of the National Front, states, “No, not in public.  We don’t have a lot of Sikh people in France.  We don’t really hear much from them, or about them, which is good news.”

Our people have been trying to work with their government for a very long time. Twice they've taken them to the UN courts and won both times. All to no avail. Only two people exist in France; The native white French and the foreigner.

wooow what a menopausal cow lol. 

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1 minute ago, S4NGH said:

Here it is:

In response to the question if a Sikh person be allowed to wear a turban, Le Pen, head of the National Front, states, “No, not in public.  We don’t have a lot of Sikh people in France.  We don’t really hear much from them, or about them, which is good news.”

OK, well the "not in public" changes the whole thing. In general, the feeling of the Left is that religion, if allowed at all, is something that is to be totally internal, and have no external manifestation whatsoever, not even to the extent of favoring one policy or another, certainly not to favoring one form of dress or another or one type of food or another. This feeling is deeply embedded in French thinking since its revolution, which is what Le Pen is defending, causing her to be mistakenly identified as a far-right candidate. In reality she is a strident nationalist leftist. People call her a conservative, but she is conserving the French revolution, which is leftist.

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12 minutes ago, BhForce said:

OK, well the "not in public" changes the whole thing. In general, the feeling of the Left is that religion, if allowed at all, is something that is to be totally internal, and have no external manifestation whatsoever, not even to the extent of favoring one policy or another, certainly not to favoring one form of dress or another or one type of food or another. This feeling is deeply embedded in French thinking since its revolution, which is what Le Pen is defending, causing her to be mistakenly identified as a far-right candidate. In reality she is a strident nationalist leftist. People call her a conservative, but she is conserving the French revolution, which is leftist.

Yeah my bad. My paraphrasing did very little justice. It's late and I couldn't be bothered finding the quote. Muafi ji.

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8 hours ago, MisterrSingh said:

It was free movement from Algeria to France? Gosh, i never knew that. I assumed it was a similar immigration policy to the one the UK adopted for its former Eastern colonies. 

I'm not condoning current Algerian actions and attitudes, but from what I've read the French were despicably cruel when they were over there. It's quite horrific the extent to which they held power over those people and that country. All the more baffling as to why they'd be so magnanimous in allowing them access to France in such considerably huge numbers. Was it a desire to atone for past sins?

French are different from the English. Their francophone-ness makes them see things very differently.

It's not quite the racial thing per se as what we would think it to be.

For example, there are many people of Afro Caribbean origin that are members of the French National Front because they are considered French rather than black.

Like a lot countries post WW2, France needed extra labour and so in that sense for them it would be from French speaking colonies.

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9 hours ago, S4NGH said:

Yeah my bad. My paraphrasing did very little justice. It's late and I couldn't be bothered finding the quote. Muafi ji.

then what is the difference between their law and shariah for us ? absolutely nothing ... maybe somebody should point that out, along with a reminder of the revolution's motto  "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité"  if we helped ensure the first twice, and act in the spirit of the other two aspects where is our failure to comply ?

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1 hour ago, jkvlondon said:

then what is the difference between their law and shariah for us ? absolutely nothing ... maybe somebody should point that out, along with a reminder of the revolution's motto  "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité"  if we helped ensure the first twice, and act in the spirit of the other two aspects where is our failure to comply ?

Have you considered taking up public speaking? I think that somebody could be you penji ;)

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4 hours ago, jkvlondon said:

then what is the difference between their law and shariah for us ?

Very salient question. You're right, it's no different for us.

The radical Muslims want to force us to cut our hair and trim our beards, shave our mustaches, and envelop our women into tents

The radical French want to force us to be clean shaven with nary a kakkar and for our women to wear mini-skirts and bikinis.

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5 minutes ago, BhForce said:

Very salient question. You're right, it's no different for us.

The radical Muslims want to force us to cut our hair and trim our beards, shave our mustaches, and envelop our women into tents

The radical French want to force us to be clean shaven with nary a kakkar and for our women to wear mini-skirts and bikinis.

both say don't propagate your faith, don't look like a sikh, behave like a sikh else we will bring the weight of the law onto your head. Maybe we should act as if Guru Nanak and Waheguru ji made a mistake and apologise for existing ...NOT!!!

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