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WA Today
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marblesparents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousin
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marbles
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
parents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousins, most of whom live in the Middle East, the hijab has had its ups and downs. Some have never worn it. Some began wearing it in their teens, others in middle age. Often... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marblesparents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousin
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marbles
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
parents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousins, most of whom live in the Middle East, the hijab has had its ups and downs. Some have never worn it. Some began wearing it in their teens, others in middle age. Often... Read more
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Brisbane Times
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marblesparents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousin
On a beach in France, instead of 'vive la difference' we have a nation losing its marbles
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
parents or the abstract grip of religion? Among my own aunts and female cousins, most of whom live in the Middle East, the hijab has had its ups and downs. Some have never worn it. Some began wearing it in their teens, others in middle age. Often... Read more
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asianage
Canadian Mounties now allow hijabinto force. Hoping to boost recruiting of Muslim women, the Royal Canadian Mou
Canadian Mounties now allow hijab
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
into force. Hoping to boost recruiting of Muslim women, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is allowing its officers to wear hijabs as part of their uniforms, the government said Tuesday. “The commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police... Read more
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Canberra Times
The surprising Australian origin story of the ‘burkini’sea in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP Zanetti created what she would go
The surprising Australian origin story of the ‘burkini’
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
sea in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP Zanetti created what she would go on to call the hijood — a portmanteau of hijab and hood. It was a breathable and easy-to-put-on garment that would cover the head and allow modest Muslim women to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
RCMP allows female members to wear hijabsFemale members of the RCMP are now allowed to wear a hijab head scarf as part o
RCMP allows female members to wear hijabs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Female members of the RCMP are now allowed to wear a hijab head scarf as part of their uniform, as the Mounties look to encourage more Muslim women to join their ranks. The newly discovered uniform option was adopted by the force in January. But... Read more
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Boston Globe
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabTORONTO — Canada’s national police force will permit its women officers to wear
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
TORONTO — Canada’s national police force will permit its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the addition to the uniform to allow Muslim women to wear the hijab, Public Safety... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
AM briefing: 'Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman'the woman three months later, with her wounds healed. Police have dropped the c
AM briefing: 'Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
the woman three months later, with her wounds healed. Police have dropped the criminal investigation. 4 Mounties allow hijabCanada's national police force is allowing its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian... Read more
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Mashable
Mounties now allowed to wear hijabsvia AP Canada's national police force has become the latest law enforcement ag
Mounties now allowed to wear hijabs
Mashable / Posted 7 hours ago
via AP Canada's national police force has become the latest law enforcement agencyto allow its female officers to wear the hijab. It sees the force follow in the footsteps of Toronto and Edmonton, as well as forces in Sweden, Norway, some U.S.... Read more
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metro
As France bans the burkini, Scotland just opened doors for Muslim womenadaptations and a possible step on the career ladder.Dear France: The most powe
As France bans the burkini, Scotland just opened doors for Muslim women
metro / Posted 8 hours ago
adaptations and a possible step on the career ladder.Dear France: The most powerful points about the burkini ban The hijab has become an optional part of the Police Scotland uniform as the force works to encourage Muslim women to join the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab(AP) Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to we
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 hours ago
(AP) Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the change in policy, allowing Muslim women to wear the garment, a veil that covers... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Canada's Mounties Say Female Officers Can Wear HijabsCanada's national police force says it is allowing women in its ranks to wear t
Canada's Mounties Say Female Officers Can Wear Hijabs
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 hours ago
Canada's national police force says it is allowing women in its ranks to wear the hijab. A spokesman confirmed Wednesday that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, known as the Mounties, recently approved the headscarf for its Muslim officers. "This... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
A poignant pair at the PearUniversity for a year abroad. She both clashes and bonds with her roommate Sama
A poignant pair at the Pear
Mountain View Voice / Posted 10 hours ago
University for a year abroad. She both clashes and bonds with her roommate Samar, an Egyptian student who does not wear the hijab (head covering or veil) and associates Western culture with the freedom and adventure she craves. While the two have... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Muslim Mounties can now wear a hijabThe RCMP has introduced a hijab for its female Muslim officers. The change was
Muslim Mounties can now wear a hijab
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
The RCMP has introduced a hijab for its female Muslim officers. The change was actually quietly introduced earlier this year, but not made public. "This is intended to better reflect the diversity in our communities and encourage more Muslim women... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Canada's Mounties Say Female Officers Can Wear HijabsCanada's national police force says it is allowing women in its ranks to wear t
Canada's Mounties Say Female Officers Can Wear Hijabs
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
Canada's national police force says it is allowing women in its ranks to wear the hijab. A spokesman confirmed Wednesday that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, known as the Mounties, recently approved the headscarf for its Muslim officers. "This... Read more
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iol.co.za
France has misunderstood burkini, says designerAustralian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, wh
France has misunderstood burkini, says designer
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
Australian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, who choose to wear a head covering like the hijab, could participate in water activities and other sports. “The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and... Read more
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The Atlantic
How American Muslim Women Are Taking on Trumpboard member, believes Muslim women can do even more to counter negative stereo
How American Muslim Women Are Taking on Trump
The Atlantic / Posted 12 hours ago
board member, believes Muslim women can do even more to counter negative stereotypes about Islam than men. “If you wear a hijab, you are much more likely to be harassed walking down the street, but there is also much more to gain by being so... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Police Surround Woman at French Beach, Force Her to Remove Her 'Burkini'beach as they forced her to remove items of clothing. Unfortunately you didn't
Police Surround Woman at French Beach, Force Her to Remove Her 'Burkini'
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 hours ago
beach as they forced her to remove items of clothing. Unfortunately you didn't just misread that sentence. Technically the woman, who was wearing a beach-appropriate hijab that covers the body and head and is known as a Burkini, was breaking the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Female Muslim Mounties can now wear hijab on the jobThe Mounties have adopted a new uniform policy to allow female Muslim officers
Female Muslim Mounties can now wear hijab on the job
CBC.ca / Posted 12 hours ago
The Mounties have adopted a new uniform policy to allow female Muslim officers to wear the hijab. Scott Bardsley, spokesman for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, confirmed that RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson recently approved an addition to the... Read more
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Reuters
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinisgeneral ban on burqas or the burkini in the Czech Republic. In 2013 a school i
Troubled Europe debates burqas, niqabs and burkinis
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
general ban on burqas or the burkini in the Czech Republic. In 2013 a school in Prague banned two girls from wearing the hijab. This year one of the two students filed a court complaint against the school, demanding an apology. There has been no... Read more
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Swissinfo
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer saysAustralian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, wh
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer says
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
Australian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, who choose to wear a head covering like the hijab, could participate in water activities and other sports. "The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and... Read more
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Reuters
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer saysAustralian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, wh
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer says
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
Australian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, who choose to wear a head covering like the hijab, could participate in water activities and other sports. "The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and... Read more
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13h
Boston Herald
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabTORONTO — Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
Boston Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
TORONTO — Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the addition to the uniform to allow Muslim women to wear the hijab, Public... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer saysAustralian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, wh
France has 'misunderstood' burkini, Australian designer says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
Australian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, who choose to wear a head covering like the hijab, could participate in water activities and other sports. "The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France hasAustralian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, wh
France has
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
Australian lifestyle, Zanetti designed the swimsuit in 2004 so Muslim women, who choose to wear a head covering like the hijab, could participate in water activities and other sports. "The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and... Read more
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CTV News
RCMP now allowing hijabs as part of uniformThe RCMP is now letting officers wear hijabs as part of their uniform, a spokes
RCMP now allowing hijabs as part of uniform
CTV News / Posted 13 hours ago
The RCMP is now letting officers wear hijabs as part of their uniform, a spokesman for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed Wednesday. The move is intended to encourage Muslim women to consider the RCMP as a career option, Scott Bardsley... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian-origin siblings forced off plane over ‘ISIS claims’Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claim
Indian-origin siblings forced off plane over ‘ISIS claims’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claimed that they were hauled off a plane at an airport in London and questioned on the tarmac by British policemen after a passenger accused them of being Islamic State... Read more
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Aljazeera
Canada allows female mounted police to wear hijabThe Royal Canadian Mounted Police is to allow its female Muslim officers to wea
Canada allows female mounted police to wear hijab
Aljazeera / Posted 14 hours ago
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is to allow its female Muslim officers to wear hijabs, updating an iconic uniform "to better reflect the diversity" in Canada's communities. "The commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Canada OKs hijab for Muslim Mounties Muslim women who serve in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been given p
Canada OKs hijab for Muslim Mounties
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
Muslim women who serve in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been given permission to wear a hijab with their uniform. The change was quietly made in January after last fall’s election that brought in a new... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabTORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women offi
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the addition to the uniform to allow Muslim women to wear the hijab,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabTORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women offi
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 15 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the addition to the uniform to allow Muslim women to wear the hijab,... Read more
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New York Post
French cops are taking new burkini ban very seriouslySeveral Muslim women swimming or reclining on French beaches in hijabs this mon
French cops are taking new burkini ban very seriously
New York Post / Posted 15 hours ago
Several Muslim women swimming or reclining on French beaches in hijabs this month were stopped by police officers threatening to issue them a fine if they don’t remove some of their clothing or leave the shore. Reports of the confrontations come... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijabTORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women offi
Canadian Mounties allow officers to wear hijab
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 hours ago
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. The Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved the addition to the uniform to allow Muslim women to wear the hijab,... Read more
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dna
dna Must Reads: Latest from Myanmar earthquake to Swaraj's jibe at SRK, AamirMuslims de-planed after being branded 'ISIS supporters' in London Three Indian
dna Must Reads: Latest from Myanmar earthquake to Swaraj's jibe at SRK, Aamir
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
Muslims de-planed after being branded 'ISIS supporters' in London Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claimed that they were hauled off a plane at an airport and questioned on the tarmac by British... Read more
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dna
Three Indian-origin Muslims de-planed after being branded 'ISIS supporters' in LondonThree Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claim
Three Indian-origin Muslims de-planed after being branded 'ISIS supporters' in London
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claimed that they were hauled off a plane at an airport and questioned on the tarmac by British policemen after a passenger accused them of being ISIS supporters. Sakina... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian-origin siblings forced off plane over 'ISIS claims' by co-passengerLONDON: Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, ha
Indian-origin siblings forced off plane over 'ISIS claims' by co-passenger
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
LONDON: Three Indian-origin Muslim siblings, including two hijab-clad girls, have claimed that they were hauled off a plane at an airport here and questioned on the tarmac by British policemen after a passenger accused them of being ISIS... Read more
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DW
Why wearing the burqa is on the rise in South Asia |on Islam, told DW. "However, the rise of Saudi-Wahhabi Islam in the 1980s revi
Why wearing the burqa is on the rise in South Asia |
DW / Posted 17 hours ago
on Islam, told DW. "However, the rise of Saudi-Wahhabi Islam in the 1980s revived the use of veil and also introduced the hijab, which only covers head and neck. The hijab became popular among the working women who wanted to appear both religious... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Muslim woman fined on beach slams 'fascists' and 'racist' Burkini ban4pm in the afternoon when the incident occurred. Siam was wearing leggings, a
Muslim woman fined on beach slams 'fascists' and 'racist' Burkini ban
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
4pm in the afternoon when the incident occurred. Siam was wearing leggings, a tunic called a Kiabi, and her veil - a hijab that covers her hair - when she says she suddenly saw the police officers heading right for her. A policewoman then... Read more
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BBC News
'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'swimsuit has sparked huge controversy in France "I'm an Aussie chick, I've bee
'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'
BBC News / Posted 18 hours ago
swimsuit has sparked huge controversy in France "I'm an Aussie chick, I've been here all my life," she said. "I know what hijab means. I know what veil means. I know what Islam means. And I know who I am."The mayor of Cannes' ruling Ms Zanetti... Read more
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International Business Times
BurkiniGate: Uproar in France as pictures emerge of Muslim women asked to remove clothes on beachState)". Using similar references, Ben Mohamed tweeted: "I am in Saint Laurent
BurkiniGate: Uproar in France as pictures emerge of Muslim women asked to remove clothes on beach
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
State)". Using similar references, Ben Mohamed tweeted: "I am in Saint Laurent du Var, a woman has just arrived with a hijab. Suspense is at its peak. Will the Gestapo (secret police of Nazi Germany) stop her?" Journalist Boutaina Azzabi,... Read more
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Mashable
People are sharing this poignant photo to show how we police women's swimwearMohamed, posted a video showing a woman being forced out of the water by a poli
People are sharing this poignant photo to show how we police women's swimwear
Mashable / Posted 19 hours ago
Mohamed, posted a video showing a woman being forced out of the water by a policeman, even though she was just wearing a hijab. People on Twitter started comparing the controversial behaviour of French police to that of law enforcement in the... Read more
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Anorak
Burkini ban: France has a moral police force – like Saudi Arabiaand burqini, said online sales were up by 200%… “I’m an Aussie chick, I’ve been
Burkini ban: France has a moral police force – like Saudi Arabia
Anorak / Posted 21 hours ago
and burqini, said online sales were up by 200%… “I’m an Aussie chick, I’ve been here all my life,” she said. “I know what hijab means. I know what veil means. I know what Islam means. And I know who I am. I wanted my girls to grow up to have that... Read more
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International Business Times
Police Scotland formally approves Muslim hijab as uniform optionPolice Scotland has formally included the Muslim headscarf or hijab as part of
Police Scotland formally approves Muslim hijab as uniform option
International Business Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Police Scotland has formally included the Muslim headscarf or hijab as part of its uniform in a bid to encourage more women from the community to join the police force. The decision, announced on Tuesday (23 August), comes almost a decade after the... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
Discuss religion and politics with respectin sports like gymnastics and swimming, and witnessed the successful competitio
Discuss religion and politics with respect
The Rice Thresher / Posted yesterday
in sports like gymnastics and swimming, and witnessed the successful competition of an American Muslim woman attired in her hijab. But we have also cheered athletes from other countries, including spectacular divers from China and runners from... Read more
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Scotsman
Chris Marshall: Police accused of losing focus on communities Police Scotland have officially introduced the hijab as uniform. Picture: AP
Chris Marshall: Police accused of losing focus on communities
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Police Scotland have officially introduced the hijab as uniform. Picture: AP Police Scotland yesterday ratified a decision to include the hijab as an optional part of its uniform for the... Read more
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metro
Muslim woman ordered off French beach amid burkini ban rowof his tear gas device, no doubt containing pepper.’ Then Ms Cusin said the of
Muslim woman ordered off French beach amid burkini ban row
metro / Posted yesterday
of his tear gas device, no doubt containing pepper.’ Then Ms Cusin said the officers went for Siam, was wearing ‘a simple hijab [a headscarf that does not cover the face] around her hair’.. People on the beach started shouting insults at Siam,... Read more
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Daily Star
‘It wasn’t really for me’ Porn superstar Mia Khalifa calls time on her careerbut moved to the US with her family as a child, made headlines across the globe
‘It wasn’t really for me’ Porn superstar Mia Khalifa calls time on her career
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
but moved to the US with her family as a child, made headlines across the globe after filming a porno while wearing a hijab. Following the controversial stunt, Khalifa racked up more than 1.5 million views, making her one of the most popular... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Canada's Mounties allow women officers to wear hijabOttawa - Hoping to boost recruiting of Muslim women, the Royal Canadian Mounted
Canada's Mounties allow women officers to wear hijab
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Ottawa - Hoping to boost recruiting of Muslim women, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is allowing its officers to wear hijabs as part of their uniforms, the government said on Tuesday. "The commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently... Read more
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The Hill
The burkini is a toxic ideology, not a dress choicehuman rights, and women’s rights. ADVERTISEMENT This old ideology was revived
The burkini is a toxic ideology, not a dress choice
The Hill / Posted yesterday
human rights, and women’s rights. ADVERTISEMENT This old ideology was revived in the early 1980s by the introduction of hijab, a seemingly innocuous piece of cloth, under the guise of modesty and piety. It revived ideas of women’s servitude,... Read more
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express
Police Scotland to make Muslim hijab as part of uniform in bid to attract more womenThe hijab will now be part of Police Scotland's uniform Previously, officers c
Police Scotland to make Muslim hijab as part of uniform in bid to attract more women
express / Posted yesterday
The hijab will now be part of Police Scotland's uniform Previously, officers could wear the religious headscarf with approval but it is now formally part of the force uniform. Chief Constable Phil Gormley said that the police force should be... Read more
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