A new proposed law banning face-veil in Canada’s Quebec district is stirring waves of criticism from rights groups, which slammed the legislation as “Islamophobic and anti-Muslim”.
As the Austrian face-veil ban comes into force, a Muslim woman was forced to remove her veil Sunday, October 1, in a new challenge to Muslims in the European country.
A British Muslim mother is suing her daughter’s school after she was banned from entering the school premises while donning her niqab or face veil.
In decision protested as discriminatory, Austria’s parliament has approved on Thursday, May 17, a new law banning burqa in public places, and imposing a €150 fine on Muslim women who challenge the decision.
The leader of a British far-right party has vowed to enforce a complete burka (face veil) and Shari`ah courts ban if he won June elections, as he released the party’s manifesto.
A British Muslim woman who dons the Islamic face-veil received a heartwarming note from a stranger while travelling on a train, giving her unexpected surprise and sense of belonging.
As the world riles with the election of US president-elect Donald Trump and the introduction of Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched her re-election campaign battle on Tuesday, December 6, with a vow to ban Muslim women face-veil.
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The chief inspector in UK education inspection body has raised a fresh controversy after threatening to penalize schools where Muslim face-veil, or niqab, is worn, facing huge criticism from both Muslims and educationalist.
Debated for long years in the UK, a full-face burka ban seems closer than ever after British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that Muslim women can be banned from wearing veils in schools, courts and other British institutions.