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U.K. Muslim dentist sent women away in pain for refusing to wear Islamic garb

Published on: Saturday, 16th May 2009 05:07 AM     By      Administrator


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If you own a business, I suppose it’s your prerogative whether you choose to serve a customer or not, although people have been sued for discrimination for that choice. But when you’re a dentist in the U.K., funded by the government’s National Health Service(NHS), then you give up that right to be picky.

It appears 32-year-old Muslim dentist, Omer Butt, is once again in trouble for refusing to treat female patients who refused to wear a scarf or hijab. Not surprisingly, Butt’s brother was spokesman for the now-defunct Islamic extremist group al-Muhajiroun

With one reprimand from the General Dental Council (GDC) already under his belt, when he told an Asian mother, several years ago, he would not treat her if she did not wear a hijab, he continues to flout NHS guidelines, by insisting Muslim women wear Islamic garb whether they want to or not. Imposing those strict requirements and refusing treatment as a result of non-compliance, is against NHS policies.

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