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Burqa preacher wants to see ‘beautiful faces’ of women

A fundamentalist Muslim preacher who covers her face with a burqa has called on Islamic women to come to her lecture so she can see all their ‘beautiful faces’.

Islam convert Umm Jamaal ud-Din has made a two-minute video promoting an upcoming conference that’s being held at a western Sydney racecourse. 

‘I’m really excited to be speaking at this year’s Sydney Twins of Faith conference and dearest sisters, I’m really looking forward to seeing all of your beautiful faces there,’ she told her Facebook followers with her face covered except for her eyes.

 

A Muslim preacher in a burqa says she is looking forward to seeing ‘all of your beautiful faces’

The daughter and granddaughter of lay Christian preachers, who converted to Islam in 1989, told a room full of women last month it was sinful for them to pluck their eyebrows.

‘You’re still falling into a major sin whatever you like to call it yourself,’ she said in a YouTube video for her followers.

‘You can say as many things that Allah makes haram, like plucking the eyebrows.

‘What do the girls say? ‘I’m just cleaning, I’m not plucking I’m cleaning.’

‘That sounds great, doesn’t it?

‘Clean shaven. Sounds great but it’s haram. Names of things don’t change the reality.’ 

Umm Jamaal ud-Din is a keynote speaker at a Sunni fundamentalist conference in Sydney

Umm Jamaal ud-Din is a keynote speaker at a Sunni fundamentalist conference in Sydney

She is a keynote speaker at the Twins of Faith conference being held on September 24 at Rosehill Racecourse – a venue that promotes gambling, which is forbidden in Islam.

It is being organised by the Sunni fundamentalist AlKauthar Institute, with speakers exploring the idea of ‘dunya’, an Arabic term describing earthly pleasures.

They have promoted the conference in a video featuring a man in a grey hoodie who sees sin wherever he looks in ‘Sin City galore’ Sydney. 

‘You look left it’s haram. You look right it’s haram. You look ahead and it’s haram,’ the video says with subtitles.

‘The solution? Lower your gaze, brother. Fear Allah.’ 

The video promoting the conference denounces Sydney as a city where people have sex before marriage and children attend mixed-gender schools. 

The Twins of Faith conference organisers have made a video denouncing 'sinful' Sydney

The Twins of Faith conference organisers have made a video denouncing ‘sinful’ Sydney

Umm Jamaal ud-Din has addressed the Sydney University Muslim Students' Association

Umm Jamaal ud-Din has addressed the Sydney University Muslim Students’ Association

  

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