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Keyword: Hijab

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Opinion

Hijab, burkini, and Islamophobia

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

Led by the French, most Western officials seems to have taken leave of their senses. How else can one explain the ludicrous ban on burkini—the full body swimwear used by some Muslim women—under the guise of protecting women’s freedoms?

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News & Analysis

Hijab ban reinvigorates Azeri Islamic movement

Our Own Correspondent

Rabi' al-Thani 27, 14322011-04-01

In October 2010, the ruling regime in Azerbaijan banned hijab in public schools and revived an unprecedented socio-political activism of the Islamic movement. The mobilization is not only domestic, but also international. For the first time an international conference on an Islamic issue in Azerbaijan was organized.

World

Turkey’s constitutional court reverses government ruling permitting hijab in universities

Hajira Qureshi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 27, 14292008-07-01

Hopes that the persecution of hijabi women in Turkey – a substantial majority of the population – might soon be eased were dashed on June 5, when the Turkish constitutional court overturned the decision announced by the government February to relax the hijab ban in universities. The Court ruled that the government decision was unlawful because it was anti-secularist and unconstitutional.

World

Muslim protests against proposed hijab ban shock France

Ali Waliken

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14242004-02-01

Tens of thousands of French Muslims took to the streets of Paris, Marseilles, Lille and other French towns and cities on January 17 to express their anger at the government’s proposal to ban hijab from public schools...

Editorials

French ban on hijab exposes the myth of liberalism

Editor

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14242004-01-01

A ban on French Muslimahs wearing hijab in public schools seems inevitable after president Jacques Chirac voiced support for the findings of a government commission recommending that "visible religious symbols" be banned as inconsistent with the French state’s secular ethos...

South-East Asia

Hijab controversy in Singapore highlights deeper problems

A Correspondent in Singapore

Dhu al-Hijjah 03, 14222002-02-16

The suspension of two Muslim schoolgirls from their schools earlier this month in Singapore has brought into the limelight the republic’s little-known Muslim community.

Occasional Paper

Beauty of Concealment and Concealment of Beauty

Zahra Rahnavard

Dhu al-Qa'dah 05, 14071987-07-01

Here is "The Message of Hijab from a Muslim Woman" one of the most valuable works of Sister Zahra Rahnavard. It carries a message in all the domestic, social, political, cultural and other fields for you, O woman! For you who form half of the body of the human society. For you who possess the capability and capacity to move towards the achievement of a supreme and sublime objective. Such movement may turn you into an unparalleled innocent person, in the same way as it did with Fatimah, the venerable daughter of the holy Prophet, peace be upon him.

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