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European council votes in favor of niqab

A decree has been passed by the Parliamentary Assembly of Europe's human rights warning governments of forbidding Muslim women to don the niqab in public.

Belgian School Fires Teacher for Wearing Veil

Belgium beat France to the face veil ban, looks like the fall out is already being felt.

French court rules in favor of Muslim student forced to remove Hijab

A French court ruled in favour of a Muslim student who filed a lawsuit after being expelled from a training centre in Paris for wearing the hijab

USA Today: Niqab ban is a bad move

From the realm of truly terrible ideas comes this: Parts of Europe suddenly seem enthralled with banning the burqa and niqab, Islamic attire that hides the face.

Who is bombing in Iraq?

Christopher King argues that it is likely that the American CIA – or Israel acting on its behalf – is responsible for recent atrocities in Iraq, in order to extend

Half of Europeans oppose headscarf, support crucifix in classrooms

Nowadays, racists and bigots usually come up with justifications to cover up their racism and bigotry, to give cover to it and to package it in something nicer. Bans on

Belgium’s Lower House Bans Burka

Around 30 women wear the Burqa in all of Belgium. Belgian lawmakers pass burka ban The law would ban any clothing that obscures the identity of the wearer in places

Belgium – Draft proposal to ban the niqab in process

Belgium’s draft proposal to ban the niqab in public areas comes at a time where other European countries such as France are also proposing a ban on the Islamic face

Spanish school expels girl for wearing hijab

Europe continues to be embroiled with the veil controversy. This time it was Spain that sparked outrage from Muslim and independent human rights activists after a 16-year-old girl was expelled

Belgium moves towards public ban of niqab and burka

Belgium is preparing to impose a nationwide ban on the niqab, or the face-covering veil.