I've heard from several sources that many people say Mufti Ebrahim Desai is unreasonable about the niqab and is harsh against sisters who don't wear it in the West. This is a ridiculous lie and probably another delusion of the Muslims poisoned with Western thought.
Here you go:
SOURCE: http://www.askimam.org/fatwa/fatwa.p...b69b9a52e12340Originally Posted by Mufti Ebrahim Desai - Thursday, May 11th 2006
Those who slandered the Mufti out of ignorance should repent. Those who did it out of arrogance are far gone anyway.
I know the issue has been discussed before, but a clarification was needed.
P.S. I'm not pointing fingers at anyone here on SF. I'm reacting to what I've heard in general.