‘Clothes maketh the man,’ says the English adage, but it is women’s garb that continues to obsess French politicians — and not for any sartorial reasons.
Nearly half of the students interviewed in the state of California reported being bullied for being Muslim, a new report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations found.
Right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen has wants to ban Muslim headscarf in public places, while Emmanuel Macron says there will be no changes to his own policies.
Marine Le Pen says she will use referendums to try to avoid constitutional challenges to many of her proposed laws on the basis that they are discriminatory and an infringement on personal freedoms.
The vote bodes a grim future, not only for Muslims and minorities but also for French society as a whole.
The institutionalisation of such a day has high symbolic value, despite its limits.
Muslim students have been denied entry into several pre-university colleges in India's southern Karnataka state as they were asked to remove their hijab before entering classes.
Draft bill includes a clause, stipulating the wearing "of conspicuous religious symbols is prohibited" in events and competitions organised by sports federations.
The far-right Bharatiya Janata Party and its Hindutva ideology are becoming more deeply entrenched in the country’s south, with sinister consequences for Muslims and other minorities.
Tensions rise in India as the Karnataka state officials seek to ban women from wearing the hijab in schools.
Hindu nationalist politics seeps into schools, endangering hijab-wearing Muslim women's education.
French attempts to ban women from wearing the hijab in sports is met with outcry and thousands campaigning to stop the decision from becoming law.
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