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.
The hijab-wearing model explained her decision to quit on Instagram Stories, drawing support from fans and peers alike.
A Canadian court judge who asked a Muslim woman from Montreal to remove her hijab in a hearing says she's willing to apologise now five years after the incident.
From prominent London-based publications like The Economist to the cartoonist of India's left-leaning newspaper The Hindu, the editorial judgements reek of anti-Muslim hatred.
The draconian counter-terrorism law Schedule 7 was used by police to force the woman to remove her hijab at Heathrow Airport for photos.
When the secular movement banned the public use of the hijab, life changed for Turkish women. This exhibition shows their perspective.
The French secularism that has marginalised many in the Jewish community is now working overtime to do the same to French Muslims.
The gathering of a diverse set of French people to combat racism should have been a cause for celebration, but instead, it has demonised by France's intelligentsia.
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.
Ruling coalition made up of centre-right OVP and far-right FPO banned hijabs in schools, leading to an outcry by Muslims and civil rights campaigners.
Hours after one of his supporters was arrested for threatening to kill the Minnesota congresswoman, the US president attacked the lawmaker at a meeting of Jewish Republicans.
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