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Awakened Shahbano: Indian Muslim women wants entry into Haji Ali Dargah. Protest intensified.

Muslims women groups demanded that they should be allowed to enter into Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai. Muslim women stages a protest on 28 January regarding this demand. A report has been published in Times of India regarding this.

According to Muslim women male patriarchy is responsible for imposing restriction on women.

“I am an Islamic scholar and nowhere in Islam is it said that women cannot go to graveyards. This is the dictum of the prophet. When Islam has not excluded women, then why should male patriarchy dominate. Male patriarchy is dominating the Hindus, Male patriarchy is dominating the Muslims,”– Professor of Islamic studies Zeenat Shaukat Ali

The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) has filed a petition in  the Bombay high court seeking a ruling that the ban is unconstitutional.

According to the the Haji Ali Dargah trust it was a “grievous sin” as per Islam for women to be in close proximity of the grave of a male Muslim saint.

Shocking: Muslim cleric says ‘half naked girls’ are responsible for Cologne sexual assault in Germany

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Open-door policy is being questioned after Cologne sexual assault

A Muslim cleric has blamed victims for cologne sexual assault since they were half naked and wearing perfume. This shocking claims made by Sami Abu-Yusuf of the Salafist Cologne mosque.

On New Year’s Eve mobs of refugees sexually molested and robbed  in and around Cologne railway station.

The events of New Year’s Eve were the girls’ own fault, because they were half naked and wearing perfume.” – Sami Abu-Yusuf

This incident has caused uproar in Cologne.Question has been raised on Germon Chancellor’s Open-door policy.

Till now A 26-year-old Algerian asylum has been arrested on suspicion of groping a woman and stealing her phone in Kerpen, about 30km (19 miles) south-west of Cologne.

883 have filed criminal complaints including three rapes over the events in Cologne.

The attacks in Cologne and other German cities on New Year’s Eve sparked mass outcry and increased anxiety over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policies to welcome refugees.

There is immense pressure on Angela Merkel to change the Open-door policy for refugee.