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Iran urges enforcement of Hijab law

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:41

Iranian lawmakers have called on for the enforcement of the Hijab law which demands women to observe Islamic dress code, media reported Monday.

Thousands protest breaches of Iran`s female dress code

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:13

Thousands of religious hardliners today protested in Tehran against what they said was the flouting of Iran`s conservative female dress code, media reports said.

Muslim school in UK forces all female teachers to wear `hijab`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:35

A Muslim school in the UK has asked its female teachers to sign new contracts stipulating they must wear the Islamic scarf ` hijab` during lesson s, even if they do not practise the religion.

Abercrombie wrongly fired Muslim for hijab: Judge

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 10:42

A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wrongly fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf.

Swedes don headscarves to support Muslim victim

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 22:19

Swedish women posted pictures of themselves online wearing hijabs, or traditional Muslim headscarves, to show solidarity with a Muslim woman who was attacked in a Stockholm suburb for wearing one.

Woman student `illegally expelled` over hijab in Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 10:05

Prosecutors in Russia`s Siberian region have said that a university`s expulsion of a female student for wearing a hijab was "unlawful".

Muslim girl `discriminated` for wearing `hijab` at Chicago school

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 10:05

Attia Gray, 15, a sophomore at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology, said her teacher looked at her leopard-print hijab and told her she couldn`t wear it.

Muslim student expelled over hijab in Russia

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:20

Russian prosecutors are looking into a case of alleged expulsion of a female student from a Siberian university over her hijab.

Russia allows hijab on work permit photos

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 23:12

Russia will now allow applicants for employment permits to be photographed with their head covered, if required by their religious beliefs, a media report said.

Muslim parents sue UK primary school for banning hijab

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 13:34

A primary school in the UK is being sued by Muslim parents after it banned pupils from wearing the traditional Islamic headscarf.

‘Russian women being paid to cover up at Iran N-plant’

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 13:41

Russian women working at Iran`s Bushehr nuclear power plant are not properly adhering to the Islamic republic`s strict dress code, despite receiving extra pay for compliance, an Iranian lawmaker has said.

Jamaat wants `Hijab` to be made compulsory in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 10:10

Jamaat-e-Islami party has launched a campaign to make it compulsory for Pak women to wear the Hijab (scarf) to cover their head and neck in public.