User: Iram Topic: Muslim Women
Category: Veiling Practices
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Muslim women do not consider themselves oppressed: survey 9.6.2006 New Kerala: World News
Washington: Most women belonging to the Islamic world do not consider themselves oppressed and believe in their specific rights, including that of franchise, to stride ahead at par with men.
Discussing lingerie sizes with men - behind the veil 2.6.2006 New Kerala: World News
By Alexandra Pironti, Dubai: Saudi women will have to continue to discuss innerwear details of sizes and makes with male shop assistants after a June 1 government deadline to replace men with women in lingerie stores across the conservative Muslim kingdom was postponed.
Veil a symbol of Mughals' respect for women: Patil 30.9.2004 CNN-IBN Top Stories
ALL'S NOT VEIL: Patil reportedly did an about turn on her veil comment in a meeting.This is being seen as an effort to woo minority votes in Presidential elections.
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Lal Masjid cleric sneaks out in burqa; caught 31.3.2002 CNN-IBN Top Stories
TRACED OUT: 1,200 radical students and militants holed up in the mosque complex surrendered.The chief cleric of Lal Masjid was caught trying to escape wearing a burqa.
Muslim students barred from entering school with facial veils 5.1.1980 Times Now: Home

Muslim students barred from entering school with facial veils
Two Muslim students and their teacher in Britain's Blackburn town were prevented from entering a school with their facial veils, a move that may spark a racial row in Lancashire county. The three were asked to remove their facial veils before they could make an official visit to the Catholic school in Lancashire county's Blackburn town.

U.S.: Muslim student's hijab forcefully removed at school 1.1.1970 Sify News
[USA], June 7 (ANI): A Muslim high school student in Minnesota has accused the security guard of her school of removing her hijab and handcuffing her following an altercation.
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Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant 1.1.1970 Sify News
Two men were stabbed to death and one injured on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., after they tried to intervene when another passenger began "ranting and raving" and shouting anti-Muslim hate
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U.S.: Man yelling 'anti-Muslim' slurs kills 2 on train 1.1.1970 Sify News
[USA], May 27 (ANI): A man yelling anti-Muslim slurs stabbed two men to death on a Portland, Oregon, commuter train on Friday.
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Unmarried couple living together stoned to death in Mali 1.1.1970 Sify News
[UK], May 18 (ANI): An unmarried couple was stoned to death in public in Mali, in the first such incident since jihadi groups were driven out of the region.
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Egypt drafts bill to ban burqa, Islamic veils in public places 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Egyptian Parliament is drafting a law banning women from wearing the niqab veil.
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China bans burqas, abnormal beards in Muslim province of Xinjiang 1.1.1970 Sify News
[U.K.], Apr. 1 (ANI): China, on Friday banned burqas, veils and abnormal beards in a Muslim province claiming that it is a crackdown on religious extremism.
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Pak minister's proposal to make hijab mandatory sets off furore 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Pakistan], Mar. 15 (ANI): Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gilani's proposal to make hijab mandatory for government college girls and offering them "extra" marks for covering
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Pakistan seeking Red Notice to cover up military operation in Balochistan: Brahumdagh Bugti 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Switzerland], Mar. 3 (ANI): Baloch Republican Party (BRP) chief Brahumdagh Bugti has said Pakistan's act of seeking Red Notice against him is aimed at veiling the ongoing atrocities in Balochistan
Hijab-wearing White House staffer quits Trump administration 1.1.1970 Sify News
[USA], Feb. 27(ANI): Hijab-wearing ex-White House Muslim staffer of Bangladeshi-origin has said that she quit her job after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his controversial travel ban, which
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27-year-old arrested in NZ for racially abusing Hijab-clad woman 1.1.1970 Sify News
[New Zealand], Feb. 12 (ANI): A 27-year-old lady has been arrested following an alleged racist attack on a Muslim woman in Huntly, New Zealand, which was caught on video.
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Two injured in explosion outside mosque in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Pakistan], Dec. 30 (ANI): Two people have been injured as explosives went off near a mosque in Shafi Town of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab province on Friday afternoon.
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U.S.: Indian-American woman faces hate attack after bandana mistaken as 'hijab' 1.1.1970 Sify News
[U.S.], Nov. 19 (ANI): The fears that were growing before Donald Trump shocked the world by winning the race to the White House, have begun manifesting and a prime example of the murky situation is
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France restaurant refuses to serve Muslim women, calls Muslims 'terrorists' 1.1.1970 Sify News
A restaurateur in a Paris suburb who apparently refused to serve two Muslim women sparked anger in France and called for protest, a media report said.
Scotland Yard approves hijab as part of official uniform 1.1.1970 Sify News
[UK], Aug. 26 (ANI): Scotland Yard has announced that the hijab will become a part of its official uniform in a bid to create a more diverse force by "encouraging women from Muslim communities,
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The era of 'charismatic' militancy 1.1.1970 Sify News
The phenomenon of militancy underwent a change when Burhan Wani, the recently killed 22-year-old Hizbul Mujahideen commander, was tagged as the poster boy of militancy on social media after
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