Girls as young as four are required to sit at the back of the classroom, behind the boys, regardless of whether they can properly see the chalkboard. Girls must also wait for all the boys to get their lunches before they can eat.So what have we here but pure abuse of the public's tax pounds. And it's not just Haredis who demand that women sit in the back of a bus. Here, it's a case of Muslim girl students being ordered to sit at the back of a class, and even prevented from getting their lunch before the boys do. Truly awful.
When teaching children the alphabet, staff are prohibited from associating the letter 'P' with the word "pig." Female staff are banned from wearing jewelry and are instructed to avoid shaking hands with male teachers to prevent "insult." Naturally, all non-halal food is outlawed at the school.
The revelations about the un-British goings-on at the Al-Madinah School -- some staffers have compared the working conditions at the school to "being in Pakistan" -- are fueling outrage over what some are describing as underhanded attempts to establish a parallel Islamic education system in Britain.
Critics say the school -- which originally marketed itself as an "inter-faith" school in order to qualify for taxpayer monies -- promised that at least 50% of its students would be non-Muslim. Now that it has obtained £1.4 million (€1.7 million; $2.25 million) in government financing, however, the administrators of Al-Madinah are switching gears by operating the school according to Islamic law, apparently to ensure that the school will be 100% Muslim.
Friday, October 04, 2013
MORE ABOUT WHAT THE AL-MADINAH MADRASSA IN DERBY IS LIKE
In an update for this earlier report about the madrassa in Derby, Soeren Kern at Gatestone Institute has more insight:
Posted by Avi Green at 9:27 AM