Monday, May 14, 2012

"Why do people want immigrant children to be indoctrinated with values from the Middle Ages?"

A question that Swedish education officials in Jönköping municipality refuse to answer. The agreement that allows immigrant children (read; Muslim) to avoid assimilation into Swedish culture via no overnight outings and allowing young Muslim girls to shower with their underwear on is an affront to what Sweden is supposed to be. Would the school officials allow Christian girls to only shower with other Christian girls lest they be embarrassed? Would they allow Protestant pupils to get our of an overnight trip because it is Easter weekend? The dhimmi attitude blanketing Sweden is becoming quite pervasive, to the detriment of locals and Swedish history and culture. Using our children to advance a multiculti perspective in which they are taught that everyone is equal while some are less equal is child abuse, a trait Islam has been practicing for 1400 years.
From The Local May 11


City slammed for 'special treatment' of Muslim kids

A Swedish school district has sparked outrage for striking a deal with local Muslim groups ensuring Muslim students can skip out on overnight class trips and Muslim girls don't have to be naked when showering at school.

"My first reaction after reading was total shock: how can schools so casually force children into more segregation and social exclusion?" women's and equal rights activist Bahareh Andersson wrote on the Swedish opinion website Newsmill.

Her comments came in response to reading a document outlining an agreement between education officials in Jönköping municipality and local Muslim groups ensuring special treatment for Muslim children enrolled in area schools.

"It's not only about exceptions for food, but it's also about an exception from human rights. Children learning from an early age that gender segregation is something natural and that love without marriage is a sin and immoral," wrote Andersson.

"Why do people want immigrant children to be indoctrinated with values from the Middle Ages?"

Following the publication of Andersson's article, a non-profit organization dedicated to informing immigrant women about their rights in Sweden, Never Forget Pela and Fadime (Glöm aldrig Pela och Fadime -- GAPF), reported education officials from Jönköping to the Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket).

According to the group, the school district's agreement amounts an unauthorized exercise of control over the affected students as well as a limitation on their life choices.

The five page document outlining the agreement was first drawn up in 1994 and has been revised periodically over the years.

But no one thought to look closer at it until now?  Why was that?  Who was in charge with the revisions?

The most recent revisions – carried out in June 2011 – involved how schools should deal with Ramadan and other details surrounding how religious holidays would be treated in local schools.

According to current head of Jönköping's education administration Stephan Rapp, the document's seven main points have remained essentially the same since they were first drawn up.

Among other things, the document includes guidance ensuring that schools will allow Muslim girls to shower in their underwear following physical education classes and that students would be allowed to skip out on study visits of class trips that involve overnight stays.

According to the agreement, students fasting for Ramadan are also exempt from attending physical education classes and representatives from local Muslim congregations are also granted access to the school's kitchen to observe how the school's food is prepared.

Why not just face east and start praying, you already have given them what they want except your soul.

Rapp admitted to the TT news agency that the conditions outlined in the document could be sees as providing special treatment for Muslim students.

"Yes, and we take that very seriously," he said, adding that city education officials plan on reviewing the document at a meeting next week.

"That could lead to anything from changes to that it is scrapped."

Rapp emphasized that the agreement would be reviewed "closely" to ensure it complies with Swedish law.

Nor was he aware of other similar agreements in other municipalities.

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