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UK PM David Cameron backs ban on burqas in schools but refuses to go the French way

Jan 19, 2016

UK PM David Cameron backs ban on burqas in schools but refuses to go the French way

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has backed a ban on face-covering veils such as burqas in schools, courts and at border check points in the country. #London #France #NewsTracker #David Cameron #UK #Burqa #British Muslims #islamic-state #IS
Women in Islamic countries like wearing burqas as they don't need to wear make-up: Trump

Oct 27, 2015

Women in Islamic countries like wearing burqas as they don't need to wear make-up: Trump

In yet another controversial jibe, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said women in the Islamic world like wearing burqas because it is easier as they do not have to wear makeup. #Donald Trump #US #TheySaidIt #Presidential elections #Burqa #Republican
China bans burqa in Xinjiang city with largest Muslim population

Jan 14, 2015

China bans burqa in Xinjiang city with largest Muslim population

The capital of China's Xinjiang has banned the wearing of burqa in public, the regional government said on Thursday. #China #Xinjiang #Urumqi #Muslims in China #ban on veils #Ban on Burqa #China Bans Burqa
Us versus them: How Europe turned its back on multi-culturalism

Nov 07, 2014

Us versus them: How Europe turned its back on multi-culturalism

Who killed multi-culturalism? Was it the host countries in Europe who grew less tolerant towards newcomers, or the immigrants who refused to integrate even culturally? #World #America #France #ConnectTheDots #Europe #Angela Merkel #Germany #Nicholas Sarkozy #Culture #David Cameron #UK #Melting pot #immigrants #Multi-culturalism #burqas #Salad Bowl
Australia's Parliament House lifts ban on burqas and niqabs

Oct 20, 2014

Australia's Parliament House lifts ban on burqas and niqabs

Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened. #Australia #NewsTracker #ban on veils #burqas #niqabs
Wish burqa was not worn in Australia: Tony Abbott

Oct 01, 2014

Wish burqa was not worn in Australia: Tony Abbott

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said that he wished the burqa "was not worn" in the country. #Australia #TheySaidIt #Muslims #Burqa #Muslim women #Australian Parliament #Tony Abbott #Australian PM #burqa ban #World
Vidya Balan hides herself in burqa to watch Kick, gets caught

Aug 21, 2014

Vidya Balan hides herself in burqa to watch Kick, gets caught

Actress Vidya Balan disguised herself using a burqa to catch a show of Salman Khan's latest film at a suburban theatre. #Vidya Balan #The Dirty Picture #Movie #Burqa #Kick #Siddharth Roy Kapur
Has Burqa-phobia in the UK gone a little too far?

Nov 08, 2013

Has Burqa-phobia in the UK gone a little too far?

A heated political row has erupted in Britain amid calls for a French-stylepublic ban on burqa after a terror suspect under police surveillance gave slip to his handlers by dressing in a black top-to-toe veil likened by one senior cabinet minister to a bin “bag”. #Terrorism #InMyOpinion #Burqa #Shahid Malik #Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed
Top BBC Muslim broadcaster says no to Islamic dress code

Oct 14, 2013

Top BBC Muslim broadcaster says no to Islamic dress code

One of Britain’s most high-profile Muslim woman broadcasters has spoken out against the post-9/11 Muslim fixation. #NewsTracker #Britain #Muslim #Burqa
How to end the bad blood between Islam and the West

Sep 23, 2013

How to end the bad blood between Islam and the West

The burkini case provides the starting points for a more substantive and meaningful dialogue between Islam and the West. #OnOurMind #Islam #USA #West #Burqa #burkini