Although the proposal "Yes to a ban on full facial coverings" does not mention the burqa or the niqab — there is no doubt what the debate concerns amid a campaign by some of the country's politicians to assign labels for Islam and its followers.
Indonesia’s move has been applauded by rights activists, who say non-Muslim girls were forced for years to wear the head-covering in conservative parts of the country.
Malmo Administrative Court of Appeals revoked the ban on headscarves in the school that the municipal council in Skurup previously put in place, prompting criticism among Muslims and teachers.
The draconian counter-terrorism law Schedule 7 was used by police to force the woman to remove her hijab at Heathrow Airport for photos.
Shocking security camera footage showed a man approaching a table of three women wearing headscarves at a cafe and then lunging to attack a 31-year-old woman, who police said is 38 weeks pregnant.
With extremism creeping into the educational institutions of Afghanistan, some women are being targeted for wearing ‘provocative’ clothes.
The neutrality law in eight German states indicates a structural bias against hijab-wearing women and the structural discrimination scuttles their efforts to find suitable jobs.
The army says Muslim women will be allowed to wear headscarves with their uniforms as part of an interim agreement while talks continue with the Muslim Judicial Council.
The government says the patka head covering worn by Sikh boys or the Jewish kippa would not be affected. It admits the law is likely to be challenged at the constitutional court level.
French sports brand Decathlon has decided not to sell its hijab sportswear in France. Why are the French so threatened a piece of clothing?
A Turkish-origin German woman working for drugstore chain Mueller returned to work after maternity leave wearing a headscarf but was told that doing so is against the company's policy.
Asmae Belfakir was told by a judge to take her headscarf off or leave the courtroom on Wednesday in Bologna.
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