Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Now a fatwa calling for baby girls to wear burqas
A Saudi cleric has issued a fatwa calling for female babies to wear burqas, a move that has sparked ...
Belgium: €250 bounty for reporting a veiled woman
Women in Belgium risk a maximum fine of EUR 150 if they wear a full-face veil in public.
Oz designers strive to `tailor Muslim fashion to modernised modesty`
The Powerhouse Museum will open its new exhibition featuring Sydney-based fashion brands that have “...
Dutch government OKs burqa ban
In April last year, France became the first European country to ban people from concealing their fac...
French woman fined for driving while wearing burqa
France was the first country in Europe to outlaw Muslim headgear that hides the face.
France: Man punches nurse for removing wife`s veil
A muslim in France has been jailed after he punched a nurse who tried to remove his wife`s veil duri...
Canada bans burqa at citizenship swearing in
New Canadians will have to remove any face coverings, such as the Islamic niqab or burqa, while the...
France: Permit for Marseille mega-mosque cancelled
France in April became the first country in Europe to apply a ban on the wearing of full-face coveri...
Swiss lower house votes to ban burqa in public
Switzerland is now on its way to become the fourth country in Europe to impose a ban on burqa.
Two French women fined for wearing veil
Kenza Drider is among a group of women mounting an attack on the law that has banned Muslim face vei...
Dutch government drafts burqa ban legislation
The Dutch PM says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the bur...
Search women in burqa without exception: Pak daily
An editorial said the terrorists make no distinction between men, women, or children.
Italian Parliament Commission approves burqa ban
A draft law banning women from wearing veils was approved in Italy.
Terrorists threaten Belgium for burqa ban
A terrorism-monitoring organization says jihadists are threatening Belgium for banning burqa.
Burqa ban in France is Britain`s gain
The burqa ban in France has led to resentment among wealthy shoppers from the Middle East who are no...
Pak woman in burqa assaulted at Niagara Falls
Two American women shouted ethnic and racial slurs before physically attacking the Pakistani woman.
Riots feared on Oz’s ‘Ban the Burqa Day’ event
Campaigners believe the move could provoke ‘2005 Cronulla riot-style’ hysteria.
Now, Australians flock to Facebook to wage war on the burqa
People in Australia are now using social networking sites to urge others to participate in action de...
Australia police get power to demand burqa removal
Police earlier had power to ask women to remove face veils during investigation of serious offences.
Afghan police detain seven burqa-clad insurgents
Afghan police have arrested seven armed insurgents who disguised themselves as women by wearing bu...
‘Bikini babe’ Mallika leaves for IIFA in <i>burqa</i>
Bollywood’s loud-mouth actress Mallika Sherawat, who flew to Toronto to attend the prestigious IIFA ...
Australia may use fingerprints to ID burqa wearers
Australian police are considering using fingerprints to identify people wearing face-covering veils.
Belgium to ban burqa soon
France became the first European country to ban burqa on April 11.
Burqa ban makes big deal of non-issue: Muslim leader
France is the first country in Europe to apply a ban on the wearing of burqa.
US backs right to wear religious attire
US however stopped short of criticising France`s ban on wearing burqa.
Ban on burqa comes into force in France
France becomes the first European country to enforce burqa ban.
Two women held for flouting French burqa ban
Two veiled women were among several people arrested in Paris on Monday at a demonstration against Fr...
French police arrest 61 over banned burqa protest
Women who disobey the law risk a fine, special classes and a police record.
French burqa ban goes into force on Monday
France threatens burqa-clad women with fines if they refuse to expose faces.
Can the burqa coexist with the bikini?
Does the burqa symbolise oppression? And the bikini signify liberation? Giving a different viewpoint...
WFP temporarily halts relief distribution in NW Pak
Around 36,000 internally displaced persons were being provided relief by the WFP operation in the r...
Pakistani song about dating `burqa-woman` draws flak
A song that delves into the "will-she", "won`t she" suspense of dating a burqa-...
Spanish city bans burqas in public buildings
The gesture is largely symbolic, because only about 3 per cent of Lleida`s population of 135,000 is ...
Turin official asks school board to ban burqa-wearing mothers
The official calls the wearing of burqa "damaging to the dignity of women".
Australia: Muslim woman jailed for false burqa complaint
A burqa-clad woman falsely accused a police officer of removing her veil.
In Karachi women prefer hijab to burqa
Women in burqas are not a regular sight in this cosmopolitan city.
France firm on burqa ban despite Osama’s threat
Osama threatens to kill French citizens in revenge for a law to ban veils.
M.I.A wears <i>burqa</i> on red carpet
M.I.A wore a <i>burqa</i> with yellow sandals at the `Scream 2010`awards.
Now, Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday demanded a ban on burqa, calling the Muslim veil a threat to security inter...
Now Sena demands ban on burqa
Shiv Sena, which is facing flak over pushing Mumbai University to withdraw Rohinton Mistry`s Booker ...
`Britain must ban burqa to beat terrorism`
Britain must ban the burqa if it wants to win the battle against Islamic extremism.
France burqa ban passes last legal hurdle
France`s top legal authority approved a law banning full-face veils in public.
Bangladesh HC rules ‘no one can be forced to wear burqa’
A Bangladesh High Court has ruled that the country is secular.
French women protest burqa ban by wearing niqab, hot pants
The 2 students who took to the Paris streets called themselves “Niqabitches”.
Netherlands to ban burqa: Anti-Islam MPs
The number of immigrants who enter The Netherlands will also be halved.
France: Berlusconi ally brings anti-burqa bill in parliament
A close ally of PM Berlusconi introduced a bill in Italian parliament ot ban burqa in public.
Muslims in Oz protest against proposal to ban burqa
The protesters condemned burqa ban as part of the West`s "war on Islam".
Now, anti-burqa bill tabled in Italian Parliament
According to legislation, wearing burqa will be punishable by a year in jail.
Teacher wins fight against burqa diktat
A teacher at West Bengal`s first Muslim University, who was not allowed to hold classes after she ...
Woman should remove burqa: Oz court
A lawyer in an Australian court has argued that a Muslim woman should remove her burqa while giving ...
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