“We need to separate public transport between men and women” says the Islam Party

The Islam party, that elected in 2012 two communal councilors in Anderlecht and Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, will present its candidates in the upcoming Communal elections. In 14 out of the 19 communes of Brussels.

The party of Redouane Ahrouch will have candidates in 11 new communes for the upcoming elections taking place in October 2018.  The list: Forest, Saint-Gilles, Etterbeek, Jette, Ganshoren, Koekelberg, Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Schaerbeek, Evere, Saint-Josse and Ixelles.

In 2012, the party campaigned for the introduction of the Islamic Sharia in Belgium.  Six years ago, they elected two representatives in Anderlecht and Molenbeek. In 2018, the Islam party hopes to increase its presence in Brussels but also in the Walloon political scene. In Liège, the Islam party will campaign in 6 communes. The party also targets Charleroi and Mons.

“We need separate public transport between men and women”

The Islamist party wants to separate men and women in public transport. A proposal that would not be motivated by religion, says Redouane Ahrouch – himself bus driver at the Stib – but by the many complaints of women for harassment.

“During peak hours, some people, especially foreigners, take advantage of the fact that vehicles are jam-packed to”stickwith women.That’s why I plead for men to come in front and women in the back, ” he concluded.

Redone Ahrouch
Redone Ahrouch