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Belgian Men, Women Don Hijab to Support Muslims

Denouncing the recent court ruling allowing European employers to ban or fire employees who do hijab, a message of solidarity with Muslims spread across the Facebook, with both Belgian men and women sharing their photos while donning a hijab.

American Muslim Women Say No to EU Hijab Ban

Many Muslim racial justice, social justice, and human rights activists in the United States consider the recent ban another example of increasing xenophobic and extremist anti-Muslim bias.

‘Sameness’ Perspective Makes Hijab Illegal in Europe

A UK employment lawyer joined high-ranking female Muslim voices condemning Tuesday’s European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) ruling allowing employers to ban the wearing of visible religious symbols, such as headscarves and other religious signs.

Why Do Some Muslim Countries Ban Hijab?

This response is from About Islam’s archive and was originally published at an earlier date. Salam Anon,  Thank you very much for contacting About Islam with your question.  Also, thank you for your concerns regarding freedom of faith and how Muslim women should exercise their rights in full freedom. I think that the misunderstanding comes …

Isn't The Face Veil Insensitive?

Salam (Peace) Chris,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. I can understand your unease and frustration when having to deal with someone who wears niqab (face veil). It does take a bit of getting used to when speaking with women who cover their face. I myself wear hijab (head covering and modest clothing). But cannot …

Why Do Muslim Women Wear Hijab?

When a small piece of fabric causes such controversy and conflict, wouldn’t it be easier to remove it? Why then, under such circumstances, do Muslim women wear scarves? There are a myriad of reasons why, but the easy, one sentence answer is, because they believe…

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