Identity politics are dangerous. Unfortunately Muslims have long been swept up into the fray. Sometimes willingly.
In many traditional and conservative societies, women have covered their heads. 1 082 more words
It was cold and well past midnight when I crossed the border between Iran and Armenia. Everything went smooth: I didn’t get any questions, just a bunch of stares from a dozen Iranian soldiers, as one of them kept aimlessly flipping through my passport’s pages. 1 177 more words
November 20, 2017
Photo: Depositphotos.com Police badge and radio.
The Dutch police are wrong to ban a Muslim women officer from wearing a headscarf in a job where her contact with the public is limited, the Dutch human rights council said on Monday. 311 more words
Muslim campaigners have condemned «discriminatory» plans for school inspectors to question girls who wear hijab in primary school.
Yersterdays post explained that the Head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman would be asking why they (the children) wear the headscarf, which «could be interpreted as sexualisation of young girls». 674 more words