REVEALED: British Government Promotes ‘Liberation’ of Hijab at London Event, Avoids Commenting for A Week

REVEALED: British Government Promotes ‘Liberation’ of Hijab at London Event, Avoids Commenting for A Week


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom (FCO) has promoted the wearing of the Islamic veil amongst its London staff, using the February 1st occasion of “World Hijab Day” to promote the head covering and even issue “free scarves” to those who chose to try it. The department of the British government also promoted the idea of “liberation” when wearing the veil that Muslim women across the world have shunned as an antiquated, oppressive, religious tool. The FCO — Britain’s equivalent of the U.S. Department of State — issued invites to its staff ahead of the event, stating: Would you like to try on a Hijab or learn why Muslim women wear the headscarf? Come along to our walk-in event. Free scarfs for all those that choose to wear it for the day or part of the day. Muslim women, along with followers of many other religions, choose to wear the Hijab. Many find liberation, respect and security through wearing it. #StrongInHijab. Join us for #WorldHijabDay. When queried, the FCO’s press office refused to provide immediate comment to Breitbart London over 15 times, stating they were too busy, or that the matter was being dealt with by another

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