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Monday, May 20, 2013
Spanish court overturns city ban on face veils
A Spanish court has overturned a city`s ban on wearing face-covering Islamic veils in municipal buil...
Italy: Man held for beating wife for removing veil
An Egyptian Muslim man was held by the police for allegedly beating his Tunisian wife after she remo...
Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women
The idea for the channel came from "discrimination" against women who wear niqab.
Mother in veil barred from entering UK college
Maroon Rafique was told that for the security and safety of children and teachers, there was a ban o...
France turns away three Saudi women over veil
France became the first country in Europe to outlaw the veil, while similar legislation has since be...
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.
Photo of Muslim woman `holding bra` sparks outrage
Sooraya Graham took a black and white picture of her friend as a part of a class assignment.
Neighborhood in far west China tries veil ban
A city district in heavily Muslim western China is trying to tamp down religious fervor by prohibi...
Tunisia Islamists storm university over veil ban
Islamists stormed a university in Tunisia Saturday after it refused to enrol a woman wearing a full-...
Muslim veil no excuse for discrimination: NZ PM
In Auckland, two Saudi women were told to get off buses because they were wearing full-face veils.
Wearing veil is ‘not open to debate’: Muslim Council of Britain
The MCB has issued a statement on its website saying that women cannot debate wearing the veil.
Burqa ban: France imposes first fine
A woman has been ticketed in a suburban Paris shopping center for wearing a face veil, in the first ...
Syria reverses ban on Islamic face veil in schools
The move appears to be an attempt to please the Muslim majority in Syria.
Ranchi: Teacher arrested for removing girl student`s veil
A college teacher was on Saturday arrested for allegedly removing the veil covering the face of a ...
Laden warns France over veil ban, Afghan war
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden warned France on Thursday that its planned ban on the veil in public...
Bin Laden warns France over Afghan war, veil ban
Osama bin Laden warns France over US-led war in Afghan and a new law that will ban veils.
Pregnant Muslim asked to remove veil in UK court
A British court asked a Muslim woman to remove burqa to show her facial expression while testifying ...
Now, anti-burqa bill tabled in Italian Parliament
According to legislation, wearing burqa will be punishable by a year in jail.
French lawmakers to take final vote on veil ban
French lawmakers take a final vote Tuesday on a law banning face-covering veils in public spaces, ...
I have not committed any mistakes till now: Raihana
Raihana R Khazi, an aeronautical engineering graduate from Kasargod, who was in the eye of a storm...
Bangladesh bans compulsory religious wear
HC ordered places of work and education not to enforce religious clothing.
Oz court asks Muslim woman to depose without face veil
A Muslim witness in Australian fraud trial must remove burqa, a judge rules.
Zawahiri slams France`s veil ban, urges women to resist
Al-Qaeda`s Ayman al-Zawahiri has asked Muslim women to hold on to their veils at any cost.
Muslim women can respect veil bans: Saudi cleric
A leading Saudi cleric hit out at France for moving to ban Muslim face-veils, but approved Muslim wo...
British minister terms burqa ban un-British
Banning the burqa, the Islamic full-body veil for women, will be "un-British" and contrary to a "tol...
Immigration Minister rules out veil ban in Britain
Britain was "very unlikely" to introduce a ban on Muslim women wearing face-covering veils.
British MP says he won`t meet veiled Muslim women
A Conservative MP has drawn flak from Muslims in Britain for saying he will refuse to meet women wea...
US reiterates disagreement with France over veil ban
France`s lower house of Parliament has approved a ban on Islamic veils.
French Parliament set to vote on veil ban
As France`s Parliament debates whether to ban burqa-like Muslim veils, one lawmaker compares them t...
French Parliament opens debate on veil ban
The French parliament late Tuesday began debating a proposed law to ban veiling of faces in public, ...
Spanish city plans Islamic veil ban
Barcelona could be 1st large city in Spain to ban veil in public buildings.
Don’t feel hurt by veil ban: Sarkozy to Muslims
French cabinet has approved a draft law to bar veil from public areas.
Women protest as French Cabinet gets veil ban bill
"Citizenship should be experienced with an uncovered face," said Sarkozy.
French cabinet approves burqa ban law
The French cabinet approved a draft law to ban the Muslim full-face veil from public spaces.
European Muslims criticise veil ban plans
Veil bans are being considered in Belgium and France.
French parliament moves closer to veil ban
French lawmakers will vote on a resolution on Tuesday condemning the full-face Islamic veil as an ...
Deoband seminary opposes veil ban
Deoband seminary has appealed to Islamic nations to oppose the veil ban in some European states.
Belgium`s Muslims lash out at ban on Islamic veil
Muslims in Belgium hit out at a looming public ban on the full-face Islamic veil, saying claims it w...
French anti-burqa law calls for jail and fines for offenders
France will jail and impose huge fines on anyone who forces a Muslim woman to wear a full-face vei...
Belgian vote to ban wearing of burqa in public
Belgian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to ban the wearing of Islamic burqa in public, pa...
Islamic veil opposed in European schools: Study
Just over half of Europeans surveyed opposed allowing Islamic headscarves in schools but backed th...
French legislator wants full veil banned in September
A leading lawmaker in President Nicolas Sarkozy`s conservative party says he hopes a bill forbiddi...
French woman fined for driving while wearing Islamic veil
A French woman who was driving while wearing an Islamic full-body veil was stopped by police in the ...
France, Belgium to ban burqa from public spaces
France and Belgium are steadfast in ban on face coverings worn by Muslim women.
Women can`t be forced to wear veil, rules B`desh court
Muslim women cannot be forced to wear the veil while at work or in public, the Dhaka High Court has ...
Yes burqa, please!
France finds it not a sign of religion, but a symbol of subservience. And it has “no place” in the D...
Two out of three Brits want ban on burqas
Two out of three Britons believe burqas should be banned in public.
French PM seeking a law banning full Islamic veil
French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has asked France`s top court to help the government draft a la...
Denmark urges full use of rules limiting face veil
Denmark`s government says face-covering Muslim veils don`t belong in Danish society but no ban is ...
Say ‘no’ to full Islamic veil: French panel
A French Parliament report said the burqa was an affront to French values.
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