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Hijab Liberated Me: Model

“I crumbled time after time…I picked myself up just to crumble all over again,” she said. This all changed when she received an offer to parade in the hijab for a commercial casting a few months ago. At this moment, Yeap felt “liberated”. She now feels “happy, protected and safe” every time she dons the hijab. Though [...]

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‘Compulsory hijab’ school is shut down

A controversial Muslim school where staff were forced to wear the hijab has temporarily closed after concerns were raised by Ofsted inspectors. They were called to the Al-Madinah free school in Derby to investigate a series of concerns, including claims that girls were made to sit at the back of classes. It has not yet been confirmed whether [...]

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Thousands Protest Clothing Ban

Anger at plans to ban Religious wear In a move similar to that which was successful in France two years ago, a Quebec minister is attempting to have all religious clothing and symbols banned in public worker positions. The proposed ban of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province’s [...]

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Where is “freedom” that West extols?

Western countries are always telling us that Islam does not allow individuals freedom as do the countries of the West. Recently, we have had legal bans imposed on Muslim women using the hijab in countries such as France and Italy. It is now recommended that smoking should be legally banned in cars and homes where there are children. So where [...]

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