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Belgian Politician Campaigns Against Islam Using His Daughter Wearing Bikini Inside Burqa

Brussels, Feb 4:  Filip Dewinter, leader of a far-right Vlaams Belang party in Belgium  has started  a ‘Women Against Islamization' campaign featuring his 19-year-old daughter wearing bikini inside a burqa, reports Daily Mail.The politician's daughter 

PTI [ Updated: February 04, 2012 9:40 IST ]
belgian politician campaigns against islam using his
belgian politician campaigns against islam using his daughter wearing bikini inside burqa

Brussels, Feb 4:  Filip Dewinter, leader of a far-right Vlaams Belang party in Belgium  has started  a ‘Women Against Islamization' campaign featuring his 19-year-old daughter wearing bikini inside a burqa, reports Daily Mail.


The politician's daughter  An-Sofie Dewinter is shown wearing a dark blue bikini for the political campaign inside a burqa.
  
                                   

The report said, the provocative image is likely to inflame tensions among Islamic groups and nationalists in racially-divided Belgium.
 
The poster shows  the words ‘Vrijheid of Islam?' (Freedom or Islam?) written on a red bar.

At the bottom, across the crotch is written ‘Durven Kiezen!' (You choose).

The extremist Vlaams Belang party says it wants to convince women to take a stand against Islam.

The polotician's daughter said: ‘I've suggested (the poster) myself, I have learned to live with it but I have had everything up to death threats made at me.'

She said that she ‘ wanted to make this statement.'

She added: ‘What is the greatest contrast with a niqab? Nude. The campaign fits in perfectly with how I feel about the whole issue . As women, we must choose: freedom or Islam.'

The teenager claimed that she had been threatened by Muslim groups.

She added: ‘Death threats and criticism no longer scare me off.'

Her father, the party's leader, said: ‘Women are always the first victims of Islam. We want to make clear that they have a choice.'

The inflammable poster comes after  an Islamic fundamentalist group Shariah4Belgium was slammed for its aggressive stance.

The group opened the country's first Sharia court,  putting it on a collision course with the country's nationalists.

Vlaams Belang spoke out against the Muslim courts and said that all legal disputes should be settled within the country's civil judicial system.

The politician says, hariah4Belgium's leadership has said he should be killed for expressing his views. Sharia4Belguim was fined 550 Euros in January for inciting hatred towards non-Muslims.

Moderate Muslims say they do not agree with the group's hardline stance.

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