You know I am not really that surprised by the actions of the French in sending a sister to jail for wearing a nikab in public. She didnt rob a bank, or kill anyone. All she was doing was wearing a piece of clothing that the kufaar hate and feel threatened from. But the reason why i am not surprised, is because these people are kufaar and what else should we expect from them.A 32-year-old mother from France is set to become the first woman ever to be sent to prison for wearing an Islamic veil.
"The Jews and the Christians will never be pleased with you, until you follow their faith? [TMQ 2:120]
What i feel more upset about is the fact that a Muslim sister is going to be sent to jail for obeying the commands of Allah (swt), but there has not really been any out cry from the Muslims.
I think this is due to Muslims not seeing nikab as being necessary hence they are quiet. But this is incorrect as their opinion is based on islamic evidence, so is Islamic.
This just goes to show that without the state we are helpless and defenceless. Our sisters are being imprisoned and what can the ummah do about it? How did Caliphs in the pasts deal with issues like this when the honour of a single sister was under threat? They made sure that a suitable reply was given to the perpetrators.
I pray to Allah (saw) to give the sister and many other sisters sabar.