Some women wore a mask under the niqab, mindful of the health guidance that requires masks to be constructed out of a “tightly woven fabric,” in order to stop the virus from being spread. Others used thick, snugly attached niqabs in lieu of a mask.
Zeina Nassar, 21, who discovered female boxing by watching online videos as a teenager, is a German amateur featherweight champion and dares to dream of Olympic glory.
Muslim Education Society cites Kerala HC order in support of hijab ban, but ignores legal positions taken in verdict
The Kerala High Court judgment dwells in detail about maintaining a fine balance between the “individual interest” of a person and the “larger interest”.
Sri Lanka bans 'face veils': Why have Muslim items of clothing always suffered in fight against terrorism?
So deeply entrenched is our impression of equating the violent Islamism of the Islamic State to the everyday habits of followers of Islam that it skipped the attention of the world at large that Sri Lanka had become only the second ever country in Asia to enforce such a countrywide ban.
Facing protests by a section of students for not allowing them to wear Hijab (head scarf) in a classroom, the St Agnes college management here on Friday said that students are bound to follow the dress code prescribed.