Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): Chess star Soumya Swaminathan has refused to be a part of the Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to August 4, because of the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country which she said violated her personal right
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has extended his apology to the Afghan women in the backdrop of his controversial remarks regarding the head scarf.
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 24 (ANI): A school in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki has barred Muslim students from wearing headscarves to class, citing that they don't go with the dress code of the school.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], May 1 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel snubbed (eschewed) the strict Saudi Arabia dress code as she arrived in the country without a without a headscarf for talks with the oil-rich kingdom's monarch King Salman.
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
London [U.K.], Mar. 15 (ANI): The European Union's highest court has allowed companies to ban staff from wearing Islamic headscarves at work, but only as part of a general policy barring all religious and political symbols.
Beirut [Lebanon], Feb. 22 (ANI): France's presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti, the most prominent Sunni Muslim cleric in the country, on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
Melbourne [Australia], Feb. 22 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who has always been vocal about her inclination towards Islam, recently claimed that she was 'racially profiled' for wearing a headscarf at London's Heathrow Airport.