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Jun 01, 2018
Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces; move slammed by human rights activistsDenmark, on 31 May became the latest European country to ban the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces in a move slammed by human rights campaigners as "a violation of women's rights".
Mar 21, 2018
Nature of Indian polity and lack of education means India will not groom Muslim leaders like the UK's Sadiq KhanBJP is using Hindutva to divide Muslims and Hindus, much like secular parties like Congress used the distorted practice of secularism to divide Indians.
Aug 02, 2017
Bus seat under my burqa: Norway anti-immigration group mocked for mistaking empty chairs for women wearing veilsA Norwegian anti-immigration group has been widely mocked after a member of the group mistook a photograph of empty bus seats for six women wearing burqas.
Jun 12, 2017
Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutionsAfter France and the Netherlands, Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday
Apr 28, 2017
German parliament backs partial burqa ban, Merkel says 'they're not appropriate in her country'Members of Germany's lower house of parliament have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil or the burqa
Apr 23, 2017
UK far-right party UKIP to make burqa-ban a manifesto pledge in Britain electionsUKIP believes garments such as the burqa are a barrier to social harmony and a security risk.
Feb 15, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Is rise of religiosity on AMU campus a precursor to another 'Partition'?The rise of burqas and skullcaps on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus could lead to another 'partition' of India, which need not be territorial.
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
Aug 13, 2016
Cannes ban on full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches touted as anti-MuslimThe French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons, a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens religious tensions.
Jan 19, 2016
UK PM David Cameron backs ban on burqas in schools but refuses to go the French wayUK 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.