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  • Thousands of cars seized over hijab offences in Iran

    “Over the past eight months, more than 40,000 cases of bad hijab (headscarf) have been dealt with,” said Brigadier General Teymour Hosseini, quoted by ISNA news agency...

    Police warned in November that women who fail to observe hijab, the mandatory Islamic dress code in Iran, while driving would have their cars impounded for a week...

  • Chadar in, hijab out: Iran VP’s wardrobe draws criticism

    Although Laaya Joneidi typically used to wear a hijab the headscarf that is mandated by law in today’s Iran and a long coat with pants, her switch to the more conservative chadar serves as a political statement in and of itself in the Islamic Republic...

    After the revolution installed the clerics in power, the hijab became law...

  • US city agrees to pay $85,000 to Muslim woman whose hijab was removed by police

    A California city has agreed to pay $85,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a Muslim woman whose hijab was forcibly removed by the police...

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, (CAIR) which announced the settlement on Thursday, had sued the city of Long Beach, California, on behalf of Kirsty Powell, an African-American Muslim, “after police officers forcibly removed her hijab in view of other male officers and dozens of inmates......

  • Hijab goes mainstream as advertisers target Muslim money

    BEIRUT: The hijab — one of the most visible signs of Islamic culture — is going mainstream with advertisers, media giants and fashion firms promoting images of the traditional headscarf in ever more ways...

    Last week, Apple previewed 12 new emoji characters to be launched later this year, one of a woman wearing a hijab...

  • Apple announces Hijab emoji on World Emoji Day

    Apple revealed on Monday the final versions of a series of new emojis to be included in the newest version of its operating system across various platforms which will be released later this year, The Guardian reported...

    "With thousands of emoji available on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, there are many ways to add personality to every message," an Apple statement read
  • Hijab-wearing Christian professor put on leave by college

    CHICAGO: A professor at a suburban Chicago Christian college who was been placed on administrative leave after donning a hijab to demonstrate solidarity with Muslims said Wednesday that her actions are demonstrations of her own faith...

    In recent days, she began wearing a hijab to counter what she called the "vitriolic" rhetoric against Muslims in recent weeks...

  • First hijab-wearing Muslim fencer pierces bigotry at Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is aiming to drive her sabre through bigotry when she becomes the first American athlete to compete at the Olympics wearing a hijab...

    The ugly atmosphere is all-too familiar for Muhammad, who has faced discrimination since childhood, when her skin colour and hijab would often draw stares or abuse...

  • Bosnians protest against ban on hijab in courts

    SARAJEVO: Some 2,000 people, mostly women, protested on Sunday in downtown Sarajevo against a recent ban on wearing a hijab (headscarf) in the majority Muslim country’s judicial institutions...

    “The ban of wearing hijab in judicial instutions is a serious attack against Muslim honour, personality and identity, a violation ...

  • Afghani women's team gets jersey with integrated hijab

    Mabarz and her teammates will be the first to wear a new hijab that is connected to the base layer under their national team shirt...

    “So we thought of this solution, the sports hijab that is part of the whole package we made for the Afghan Football Federation,” Hummel owner Christian Stadil said...

  • California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination

    LOS ANGELES: Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab...

    Powell, who is African American, alleges that while being booked at the police station, one of the officers forcibly removed her headscarf in view of other male officers and inmates, telling her she was “not allowed to wear her hijab” and that policemen...

  • How the hijab has made sexual harassment worse in Iran

    “Growing up in a Muslim country where the hijab is not mandatory, I have always been told: the hijab is there to protect women from men’s desire, because our body is ‘awra’ (intimate parts of the body that should be covered) that can spread ‘fitna’ (chaos) among men,” says Sahar, a 26-year old non-Iranian who has been studying in Tehran for a year...

    “But then I came to Iran, where hijab is mandatory, and I am still harassed in the...

  • Women fined $260 for ‘bad hijab’ in Tehran

    TEHRAN: A Tehran court has fined two women $260 for violating the Islamic dress code by not wearing their ma­nd­atory hijabs (headscarves) properly in the street, a judicial official was quoted on Wednesday as saying...

    “In recent days several cases have been filed in the court for bad hijabs and, in two of them, the accused were sentenced to pay 9 million rials ($260) in cash,” reformist daily Arman quoted the official as saying
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