LOOK BE­YOND VEIL

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - OPINION -

AS a teenager in the com­mu­nity, I am very dis­ap­pointed at the neg­a­tive re­sponse to women who wear robes and veils.

For in­stance, re­cently in Iran a fe­male player for the Ira­nian fut­sal team (a type of in­door soc­cer) scored the most goals out of all the play­ers, both men and women.

In­stead of cel­e­brat­ing this, peo- ple were writ­ing nasty and neg­a­tive com­ments about her cloth­ing.

I think peo­ple should com­ment about her achieve­ment not about what she is wear­ing.

I know what is hap­pen­ing with ISIS now is very bad, but it does not mean that who­ever wears robes and veils are bad peo­ple.

As a young Ira­nian refugee liv­ing in our com­mu­nity, I think it would be nice if peo­ple could just re­mem­ber that not ev­ery­one who wears a veil is a ter­ror­ist. I am Chris­tian, but it does not mean that I judge Is­lamic peo­ple for what they wear. MOBINA SADEGHIAN, Beck­en­ham.

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