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Civil rights group: Air Canada forced 12-year-old girl to remove hijab during boarding

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said in a letter sent Friday that federal and state laws were violated when an Air Canada gate agent demanded that Fatima Abdelrahman remove her religious head covering.

Toronto Raptors introduce branded hijabs to send 'powerful message'

The Raptors, which are owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, claimed to be the first team in the National Basketball Association to offer an athletic hijab.


Uzbekistan: Imam sacked after urging president to lift ban on hijabs, beards

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who came to power in 2016, has relaxed restrictions on religious freedoms as part of his campaign of liberal economic and political reforms. But his government stopped short of lifting a decades-long ban on religious clothes and attributes.

WATCH: This Muslim teacher's powerful speech on why she chose to wear hijab is going viral

Latifa Abouchakra referred to terms like 'muscular liberalism' used by certain sections of media and politicians and defined it as just another term for Islamophobia and racism.

The checkmate over hijab

Chess champion’s boycott of tournament over headscarf rule is an indictment of Iran’s ruling clergy.

Indian student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in UK

The shocking footage shows Advani being told to "pipe down", before going on to make the comment 'Brexit, go home' and after that he walked out the surgery and reported the abuse to police, it said.


Medical student who moved Bombay HC over hijab curb, low attendance told to take repeat exam

As per her petition, Badami had in 2016 enrolled in the Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery course in the college, which was affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Services (MUHS).

Student moves Bombay HC after college bars her with hijab

The other Muslim students had either stopped wearing the hijab to the college or left the institution. But since she continued to wear the hijab, she was being harassed, the student alleged.

31-year-old hijab-clad Muslim woman stabbed roadside in US

The two men are described as white males between 20 and 35 years old. The Harris county sheriff's office is investigating the case.

UK school forced to reverse hijab ban

Arif Qawi, the chair of governors of the school who had recently called on the UK government to take a firm stand on young children wearing the hijab and fasting during Ramadan, resigned from his post on Friday.

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Malaysian make-up artist uses hijab to transform into Disney princesses and villains

This Malaysian make-up artist has been using the hijab to transform herself into various popular characters from comic books and Disney.