Sunday, May 9, 2021

hijab

Ban on full facial coverings to be put to vote in Switzerland

The ban would mean that nobody could cover their face completely in public – whether in shops or the open countryside, although exceptions will be made for places of worship.

Indonesia says no more compulsory hijab for schoolgirls

State schools still face sanctions if they fail to comply with the edict, with Education Minister Nadiem Makarim saying religious attire is an individual choice.

Iran woman arrested for ‘cycling without hijab’

A short video was circulated on social media networks showing a bare-headed woman cycling in front of a mosque.

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