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Quebec to ban public workers from wearing religious symbols

Critics say the controversial move targets Muslim women who wear hijabs or other head coverings.

What does it mean to be a Muslim woman? New book...

Mariam Khan hopes people will see that Muslim women are not under a 'monolithic, single story narrative', and their voices and stories concerning their faith should be heard.

Enforcing Austria’s burqa ban a delicate matter in Alpine resort

Austrian police fined about a hundred tourists for wearing a full-face veil that is banned in public spaces.

Swiss vote on regional ‘burqa ban’, GMOs

St. Gallen is expected to follow the example of Ticino, where a law was introduced two years ago that appeared to be aimed at burqas and other Muslim veils.

Regional ‘burqa ban’ up for vote in Switzerland

Switzerland's government last year opposed an initiative aimed at creating a nationwide burqa ban, saying it should be up to the regions to determine if such measures are appropriate.

Pelancong Turki didenda pakai burqa di Denmark

Polis Denmark berkata wanita itu tidak menyedari undang-undang terbaharu Denmark yang melarang pemakaian burqa di khalayak ramai.

UK’s ex-foreign minister will be probed by party for burqa comments

The source said a number of complaints had been received and would be considered by an independent panel.

Dutch senate passes law enabling partial ‘burqa ban’

The law is billed as a way to make schools, hospitals and public transport safer, but critics say its only aim is to get rid of Islamic veils, such as the burqa and niqab.

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Wearing a burqa or niqab in public can now be punished with a fine of 1,000 kroner.

Austrian ‘burqa ban’ confuses police — and sharks

Government guidelines set out a number of exceptions including masks and disguises at cultural events, work wear such as medical masks, and scarves in cold weather.

Lelaki berkostum jerung disaman undang-undang anti burka Austria

Undang-undang anti burka menetapkan wajah seseorang itu mesti kelihatan dari garis rambut hingga ke dagu.

PBB mahu guna animasi wirawati berpurdah lawan ekstremisme

Melawan ekstremisme bermula dari usia kecil, di rumah dan di sekolah, kata Ketua Wanita PBB Asia Pasifik Miwa Kato.

Austria to ban burqas from October

Other measures include a clampdown on distributing extremist material, and immigrants being obliged to sign an "integration contract".

Man jailed 8 months for stealing inside surau

The ex-convict had entered the surau dressed as a woman to steal.

Man who dressed in burqa to steal in surau held

The man had just been released from Kajang prison and had a record for theft and drugs.

Burqa ban splits Morocco

"The burqa is not an item of clothing just like any other... it's an instrument of oppression, a horrific negation of women, an insult to half of humanity," according to award-winning French-Moroccan novelist Leila Slimani.