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Alaturka

French president speaks over Muslim headscarf

– Macron says wearing of Muslim headscarf in public services, at school is his business, which means secularism

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Alaturka

Sweden dismiss swimming head for anti-headscarf remarks

– Swimming federation president criticized children athletes using headscarf

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Alaturka

London celebrates World Hijab Day

– With Islamophobia on the rise, Muslim women stand resolute and take pride in wearing the hijab

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Alaturka

Austria prepares for headscarf ban in primary schools

– If draft law passes parliament, children under 10 will be prohibited to wear headscarf, violations will be fined

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Alaturka

US: Democrats aim to lift headwear ban on House floor

– Group of lawmakers seeks exemption to 181-year-old rule to accommodate Muslim congresswoman

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Alaturka

Canada: Court rules in favor of Muslim woman

By Seyit Aydogan TORONTO (AA) – A top court in Canada’s Quebec province has ruled in favor of a woman after a judge told her Muslim headscarf violated the rules of courtroom modesty. On February 2015, Rania El-Alloul was told by provincial court’s judge that she would have to remove her headscarf in order to […]

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Alaturka

Nigeria: Principal reassigned over headscarf row

– Development comes after 5 Muslim schoolgirls reportedly sent home by principal for wearing Islamic head coverings

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Politika

European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue

– European Human Rights Court rules that excluding woman from courtroom for refusing to remove headscarf is a violation

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Alaturka

Kansas prison harassing Muslim woman: Rights group

– Inmate denied medication, headscarf confiscated by prison guards

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Alaturka

Girl denied internship in Belgium due to headscarf

By Serife Cetin BRUSSELS (AA) – Betul Baslik, a Turkish-origin social services and pedagogy graduate, has been denied an internship by a Belgian retirement home due to her headscarf. Born and raised in Belgium, Baslik told Anadolu Agency that she had recently been accepted to pursue her master’s degree at Vrije University Brussels, and she […]