"There are some situations one simply cannot be neutral about, because when you are neutral, then you are an accomplice. Objectivity doesn't mean treating all sides equally. It means giving each side a hearing." - Christine Amanpour after she was criticised for supporting Bosnia Muslims in her report.
These were the feelings witnessed today by AL-FAHM's correspondents who covered the peaceful mass protest staged by the Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit against assault, maltreating and victimisation of Muslim Sisters using Hijab in secondary schools On-going
"We are here to peacefully register our displeasure over the dehumanization, victimization and molestation of our female members by some principals and administrators in some state schools regarding the issue of hijab, which amount to gross abuse of our fundamental human rights", said, Sulaiman Dhikrullah, the leader of the students that led the protest to the Lagos State Government House, Alausa, Ikeja Lagos.
Muslim students across the state raised their pens, voices and banners to collectively condemn the discrimantion of hijab, the religious symbol of the Muslims, calling on governor Babatunde Raji Fashola to relieve with immediate effect the appointments of the principal of Kadara Junior Grammar School, Ebute Metta, Mrs E. C Ukpaka for allegedly flogged a JSS 1 student, Aisha Alabi 43 strokes of the cane.