Aug 5 2017
Social media users have accused the BBC of “blatant propaganda” after the state broadcaster published a YouTube video featuring burqa-clad women warning people what not to say to them.
RT (h/t Christine D) Unfortunately, because of the ugly bags on their heads which cover their mouths, one can hardly understand what they are bitching about…which actually is a good thing.
After the video, entitled ‘Things Not To Say To Someone Who Wears a Burqa’, was published on the BBC Three YouTube channel, the broadcaster received a volley of accusations, with users branding it a leftist propaganda machine perpetuating a “regressive” ideology.
Political commentator Julie Lenarz was among those who took to Twitter to brand the BBC’s attempt to normalize burqas and niqabs “abhorrent.”