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Update: Massachusetts college alters policy banning face coverings

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Update: Massachusetts college alters policy banning face coverings

A Massachusetts college has modified a controversial security policy after criticism it infringed on the religious rights of students, a school official said Friday.

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France Drafting New Bill to Ban Burqa

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France Drafting New Bill to Ban Burqa

The parliamentary leader of the ruling French party is to put forward a draft law within two weeks to ban the full-body veil from French streets and all other public places.

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Doctor turns away burqah wearing woman

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Doctor turns away burqah wearing woman

A 23 year old mother with a burka [went] to the disciplinary tribunal because she was turned away by a family doctor on Christmas Day. The Utrecht woman is upset and also lodged a complaint by the Equal Treatment Commission, reports AD. According to the Muslim woman, who went to the clinic with her sick […]

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Egypt court upholds niqab ban

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Egypt court upholds niqab ban

Aside from the sad news itself, this is a rather horribly written article on Islam. Are they just banning the niqab and hijab across different places to show their deep-rooted hatred for Allah’s religion? What’s with the “Salafis” are “terrorists” and “view Al-Azhar with contempt?” Allah’s religion will always shine through in the end, but […]

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Man grabbed Muslim woman’s veil

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Man grabbed Muslim woman’s veil

A man who tore a Muslim woman’s veil from her face as he passed her in the street has been ordered by a court to pay her £1,000 in compensation. Stephen Ard, 29, of Gypsy Lane, Leicester, also received a jail term of 16 weeks, suspended for a year, and 150 hours of community service. Leicester Magistrates’ Court heard victim Rehana Sidat felt “invaded and scared to walk down the street alone”. Ard pleaded guilty to religiously aggravated assault.

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