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Dec 06, 2016
Angela Merkel calls for ban on Muslim veils in GermanyAngela Merkel laid out her case for a fourth term as German chancellor on Tuesday, with a call to ban full-face Muslim veils and the promise of a tougher stance on immigration after a record influx of refugees
Oct 01, 2016
France's burkini ban misses nuanced aspects of Muslim women's adoption of hijabNo country is justified in banning the symbols of ‘choice’ in relation with hijab or burqa or categorically declaring it as compulsory attire in the name of social/political/religious morality and modesty
Jun 05, 2015
Don't sweat it out: This hijab will make your workout session much easierBasically, Veil Garment has come up with a technology which makes the hijab water-repellant and keeps it dry at all times, like a raincoat.
May 31, 2015
Behind the Niqab: What the world looks like through the veilPhotographs shot from behind the Niqab, worn by some conservative Muslim women, shows what the world looks like from through the veil.
Jan 14, 2015
China bans burqa in Xinjiang city with largest Muslim populationThe capital of China's Xinjiang has banned the wearing of burqa in public, the regional government said on Thursday.
Nov 17, 2014
Mulayam calls purdah system 'evil tradition', kicks up controversySamajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday kicked up a controversy by dubbing the practice of "purdah" (veil) as an "evil tradition", saying it should be scrapped as it hindered progress of women.
Oct 20, 2014
Paris Opera expels woman in veil during performance, cast refuses to singThe Paris Opera ejected a woman for wearing a veil during a performance, the institution's deputy director said Sunday.
Oct 20, 2014
Australia's Parliament House lifts ban on burqas and niqabsAustralia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.
Sep 24, 2014
Turkey allows female students to wear hijab to schoolFemale students in Turkey are free to wear the Islamic veil, or the hijab, to class, the country's Education Minister Nabi Avci has announced.
Sep 19, 2014
'Chastity patrols' to ensure Iranian women are well covered"Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public.