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Hospital Bans Muslim Family from Seeing Newborn Baby - About Islam

Hospital Bans Muslim Family from Seeing Newborn Baby

FAIRFAX, Virginia – Muslim grandparents have been banned from seeing their son’s newborn baby girl in a hospital in Northern Virginia after guards kicked them out saying they looked “scary”. “He [security guard] screams at me and he tell us, ‘You are not allowed to be here’ and then said ‘You know, you look scary’,” …

Niqab (face veil) - Compulsory

Niqab (face veil) - Compulsory?

Is the niqab (face veil) compulsory in Islam? Is it just cultural in certain countries? Dr. Shabir Ally goes into detail about this question.

Quebec Plans to Ban Chador, Niqab in Civil Service - About Islam

Quebec Plans to Ban Chador, Niqab in Civil Service

MONTREAL – The new government of Quebec province in Canada is planning to block Muslim women who work in the civil service from wearing the chador, niqab, and burka, CBC reported on October 24. The Premier of the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ), François Legault, made clear his intention to “prohibit those who hold positions of …

UN: France’s Niqab Ban Violates Rights of Muslim Women - About Islam

UN: France’s Niqab Ban Violates Rights of Muslim Women

THE HAGUE – The UN Human Rights committee has condemned the French’ niqab ban, described it as a violation of human rights, demanding compensation for Muslim women who were “confined at home and marginalized.” “The French law disproportionately harmed the petitioners’ right to manifest their religious beliefs,” the committee said in a statement cited by …

Taking off Hijab to Keep Marriage

Taking off Hijab to Keep Marriage: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- In Islam, both the husband and wife should help each other attain the required religious commitment. 2- The husband …

Muslim Activist Promises to Pay Fines for Swiss Niqabi Women - About Islam

Muslim Activist Promises to Pay Fines for Swiss Niqabi Women

ST. GALLEN – Paying thousands of euros as a fine for Muslim women donning niqab, French-Algerian businessman Rachid Nekkaz has promised to assist the concerned Muslim women in St Gallen, a Swiss canton which voted for the ban of the outfit last week. Nekkaz arrived in St Gallen’s capital city on Wednesday, accompanied by a …

Danish Fashion Show Supports Women Against Burqa Ban - About Islam

Danish Fashion Show Supports Women Against Burqa Ban

COPENHAGEN — An Iranian-born Danish Muslim designer made more than a fashion statement in Denmark by showcasing models wearing niqab and others dressed as police officers, days after a law banned the full-face covering in the North European country. “I have a duty to support all women’s freedom of speech and freedom of thought,” Reza …

Muslim Group Blasts Boris Johnson Over Niqab Comments - About Islam

Muslim Group Blasts Boris Johnson Over Niqab Comments

LONDON – UK’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has sparked criticism with his comment on Muslim women in burkas, saying they “look like letter boxes.”; he has been asked to apologize. “Boris Johnson rightly opposes the Danish ban on the niqab but denigrates the minority of women who choose to wear it. He described them …

Danish Muslim Fined for Wearing Niqab - About Islam

Danish Muslim Fined for Wearing Niqab

COPENHAGEN – A Muslim woman wearing a niqab has become the first person in Denmark to be fined under new laws banning full-face Islamic veils. The woman, 28, was fined by the police who were called to a shopping center in Horsholm, north ofCopenhagen, where the woman had become involved in an altercation with another …



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