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November 29, 2017: News at a glance

November 29, 2017: News at a glance

Nov 29, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
Asian Kabaddi Championships: Male coach wears hijab to enter women's arena in Iran

Asian Kabaddi Championships: Male coach wears hijab to enter women's arena in Iran

Photographs of the coach attending the match wearing a hijab made their way to social media.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Muslim told to remove 'terrorist-looking' black hijab by UK employers

A Muslim woman has filed a religious discrimination complaint against her employers at a UK tribunal for allegedly ordering her to remove her black hijab because it signified "terrorist affiliation".

Jun 25, 2017, 12:18 PM IST

US girl's hijab removed, handcuffed by school security after altercation

A Muslim high school student in Minnesota has accused the security guard of her school of removing her hijab and handcuffing her following an altercation.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

US teacher rips off 8-year-old girl's hijab, fired

A teacher at a US school has been fired after he allegedly ripped the hijab off an 8-year-old girl's head for "misbehaving" in class.

May 10, 2017, 14:04 PM IST

Muslim girl's hijab ripped off, called 'terrorist' in US

A 14-year-old Muslim girl's headscarf was ripped off by an unidentified man yelling "terrorist" in the US state of Georgia.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Muslim girl tells dad she wants to remove hijab, father's reply crashes internet - READ their conversation

Muslim girl tells dad she wants to remove hijab, father's reply crashes internet - READ their conversation

A Muslim girl's conversation with her father over hijab is breaking the internet.

Apr 18, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Why this Hijab-wearing White House staffer quit Donald Trump administration in just 8 days

Why this Hijab-wearing White House staffer quit Donald Trump administration in just 8 days

A bold Hijab-wearing Muslim ex-White House staffer of Bangladeshi-origin has said she quit her job after US President Donald Trump announced his controversial travel ban, lasting just eight days in the new administration.

Feb 26, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

She shot to fame after playing a young Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan's blockbuster wrestling biopic Dangal.

Jan 20, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Muslim girl 'booted from school bus' for hijab in United States

Muslim girl 'booted from school bus' for hijab in United States

A 15-year-old Muslim girl in the US has claimed she was evicted from a school bus by a driver twice because of her hijab, prompting her family to demand an apology from the school district.

Jan 15, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Woman arrested by Saudi police after she posted THIS picture of her on Twitter

Woman arrested by Saudi police after she posted THIS picture of her on Twitter

In a shocking incident, Saudi police arrested a woman for removing veil on Twitter.

Dec 13, 2016, 13:21 PM IST

Hijab-clad US university student struck in face with glass bottle

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has offered a reward of USD 5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever assaulted Nasro Hassan.

Nov 30, 2016, 15:19 PM IST
Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas, niqabs in some public places

Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas, niqabs in some public places

The Dutch Parliament`s lower house voted on Tuesday to ban the wearing of face-covering clothes - such as burqas and niqabs - in some public places, making the Netherlands the latest European country to restrict garments worn by some Muslim women.

Nov 29, 2016, 20:31 PM IST

Muslim teacher told to hang herself with headscarf in US

A 24-year-old Muslim school teacher in the US was told to hang herself with her headscarf in a handwritten anonymous note which said the scarf "isn't allowed anymore".

Nov 13, 2016, 14:52 PM IST
The Hijab Story: When Indian players helped Iranian raider in her moment of desperation — MUST WATCH

The Hijab Story: When Indian players helped Iranian raider in her moment of desperation — MUST WATCH

Days after India beat Iran to win their third successive Kabaddi World Cup title, a poignant tale from the 2014 Incheon Asian Games resurfaced to surprise of everyone.

Oct 26, 2016, 18:06 PM IST

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000-euro fine today after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Sep 12, 2016, 19:48 PM IST
Huge controversy breaks out as Mangaluru college bans hijab, beard; protests on

Huge controversy breaks out as Mangaluru college bans hijab, beard; protests on

Hundreds of people on Sunday gathered in front of a Mangaluru college and protested against the college administration after a ban was imposed on hijab and beard in the campus. 

Aug 28, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

France`s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban

The State Council began hearing arguments Thursday from the Human Rights League and an anti-Islamophobia group which are seeking to reverse a decision by the southern town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, to ban the Islamic swimsuit.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

Police Scotland make hijab part of official uniform

There are currently six female Muslim officers working for Police Scotland - but none of them wear the hijab either on duty or outside the force.

Aug 24, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

Hate crime: Hijab-clad mother-daughter assaulted, called 'ISIS' in US

A hijab-clad mother-daughter duo was assaulted, spit at and called 'ISIS' by a woman here in an alleged hate crime incident, the latest in the US amid growing concerns over rising Islamophobic rhetoric.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:54 PM IST