‘Blasphemy’: Hijab-clad Indian women get brutally trolled for ‘insulting Islam’ by dancing in public

Three Muslim women from the southern Indian state of Kerala have come under fire after a video showing them dancing in the middle of the street went viral on social media.

Shared via Facebook on 1 December, the clip showed the hijab-clad women grooving to popular tunes as part of a flash mob. However, the video received much flak, with people accusing the young women of “insulting Islam”.

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  • DMB

    It is a bit surprising this controversy occurred in India the home of Bollywood were in virtually every movie that is made are musicals that involve people singing and dancing. So the fact that these women started to dance in public square to music would not surprise them. Besides it is not as if they were twerking like these women.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZiK_1oBZlc

    • Watchman

      It’s hard to repress the innate nature of humans to want to dance, sing and have a good time that doesn’t involve rape, torture or murder.

    • dukestreet

      Part of India is Islamic so this is actually not so surprising. No fun allowed in Islam.

    • felis gracilis

      Tents twerk! Who knew?

  • PaulW

    Ah yes, islam, archenemy of happiness and simple fun for over 1400 years.

  • Tooth&Claw

    Insult a violent, misogynist, supremacist, murderous ideology? Do tell how you manage to do that.

    • Watchman

      “Cogito ergo offendo” translated to English, “I think, therefore I offend”

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    Too bad your fellow Muslims want to kill you, but you still can’t come here.
    Good luck ladies!