The Newsmakers

France’s Hijab Ban | Prosecuting Torture

Ten years ago France banned the niqab, but now the government has taken legislative steps toward banning the hijab as well. Earlier this year the Senate voted in favour of a ban on girls under the age of 18 from wearing the headscarf in public. It's part of an anti-separatism bill the Macron government says aims to reinforce France's secular identity. But is it actually a law against Islam? And we ask a former UN prosecutor if there is a better way to hold the perpetrators of the world’s gravest human rights violation to account. Guests: Patricia Chagnon National Rally Municipal Councilor in Abbeville Ayisha Siddiqa Racial Justice and Environmental Activist Yasser Louati Co-founder of the Justice and Liberties For All Committee Payam Akhavan Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague

Reigniting Islamophobia Accusations: Belgian court rules universities can ban religious garments

Reigniting Islamophobia Accusations: Belgian court rules universities can ban religious garments

Women stage protest against burkini ban swim at French swimming pools

Women stage protest against burkini ban swim at French swimming pools

Air Canada staff force US squash team member to remove headscarf

Air Canada staff force US squash team member to remove headscarf

Exhibition puts spotlight on Turkey’s ‘February 28 process’

Exhibition puts spotlight on Turkey’s ‘February 28 process’

Myanmar Coup Enters Third Month | France-UK Post-Brexit Fishing Feud

Myanmar Coup Enters Third Month | France-UK Post-Brexit Fishing Feud

Gender Inequality in Japan

Gender Inequality in Japan

Palestinians Protest Israel's Forced Expulsions

Palestinians Protest Israel's Forced Expulsions

Rwandan Genocide Report

Rwandan Genocide Report

Myanmar Coup Enters Third Month

Myanmar Coup Enters Third Month

Boris Johnson’s Renovation Investigation

Boris Johnson’s Renovation Investigation

Biden's First 100 Days

Biden's First 100 Days

India's Second Coronavirus Wave

India's Second Coronavirus Wave

Raising the Curtains

Raising the Curtains

Biden's Foreign Policy Approach

Biden's Foreign Policy Approach

Biden and the Economy

Biden and the Economy

India’s Coronavirus Crisis

India’s Coronavirus Crisis

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