Iranian authorities will place smart cameras in public areas to stop individuals from breaking the country's hijab laws, according to a statement by the Iranian police's information centre. The cameras will be used to detect individuals wh..
US attorney Nadia Kahf has been appointed to the New Jersey Superior Court, becoming the first hijab-wearing judge on the bench, local media reported. Kahf, a Syrian-origin family law and immigration attorney from the township of Wayne, took the o..
An Iranian rights activist has been sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for protesting the country’s mandatory hijab rules, her lawyer said. Activist Melika Qaragozlu was arrested for appearing on a social media video without..
Mahsa Amini, 22, was visiting relatives with her family in the capital city Tehran when she was stopped by Iranian morality police for not wearing her hijab 'properly' and lost her life after being allegedly beaten in custody. A young..
Veiled women job candidates received significantly less positive feedback from employers in the Netherlands and Germany, new study finds. A strong evidence of job discrimination against hijab wearing Muslim women in the Netherlands and Germany has..
Eatery accused of disrespecting Islam in home of Islam A French restaurant in Jeddah has sparked controversy across Saudi Arabia after reportedly denying entry to all women wearing hijab and men wearing the Saudi national dress. This is believe..
An Indian restaurant in Bahrain was closed down by the kingdom’s authorities after a woman wearing hijab was allegedly prevented from entering the outlet, local media said. According to the Bahrainian newspaper the Daily Tribune, the Bahrain..
A high court in India’s southern state of Karnataka upheld on Tuesday a ban on the wearing of hijab in classrooms, ruling that the Muslim head covering is not “essential” to Islam. The hijab controversy took off in late January a..
A draft bill that would ban the wearing of the hijab in sporting competitions will pass on to France's National Assembly after the Senate on Wednesday declined to vote on the legislation. The broader bill is devoted to "democratising spor..