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Austria Bans Muslim Hijab in Primary Schools

A new law banning Muslim hijab in primary schools has been approved in the Austrian parliament on Wednesday, amid condemnations from the Muslim community for targeting the religious minority, The Guardian reported. The new measure, proposed by the ruling right-wing government, refers to any “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing which is associated with the covering …

Vienna Muslims Provide Hot Meals to Homeless

VIENNA – A Muslim group in Vienna, Austria, is distributing hot meals to the needy and homeless to help them cope with the freezing weather, Anadolu Agency reported. “With projects like this, Muslims can give the message ‘we are living in this country and we are in a search of solutions to common problems of …

Austria Proposes Hijab Ban for Primary School Students

VIENNA – Austrian Muslims have condemned a new plan announced Wednesday by the new right-wing government to ban Muslim girls under 10 from wearing the hijab “Our goal is to confront any development of parallel societies in Austria,” Kurz told ORF radio, using a term he and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), the coalition partner, …

Love Overcomes Hate for Muslim New Year's Baby

A Muslim couple who received their little baby Asel only a few minutes into 2018 was greeted with a wave of racism, disgust and hate, which was soon countered by love and support messages.

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