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Civil Rights Organizations Urge Investigation Into Attack on Muslim Woman
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US Muslims Urge Probe of Anti-Veil Attack A leading US Muslim advocacy group has called for investigating a possible hate-crime attack against a veiled Muslim woman who has been struck in an Indiana store a few weeks ago. “Without an […]


Islamophobic attack on 84-year-old woman
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The Local Police confirmed that they received a report of the attack in the Favoriten area of Vienna, and are currently investigating. The perpetrator was a 30 to 35-year-old man who spoke and insulted the woman using a strong Viennese […]

Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges
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Nursing home refused to allow Muslim worker to wear hijab, government lawsuit alleges An Alabama nursing home is being sued after it allegedly refused to allow a Muslim worker to wear a hijab on the job, according to a lawsuit […]

Hijab ban threatens basketball phenom
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Hijab ban threatens basketball phenom MEMPHIS – A basketball phenomenon, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir has always dreamed of a flourishing future as a professional basketball player who has reserved the title of the best player in the state during her high school […]

Don a hijab at first ‘Walk with Modesty’ Walkathon
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By Aysha Jamali, Press & Guide Newspapers

DEARBORN — Hijab, the religious head-covering worn by many Muslim women, is often seen as a strange, oppressive symbol by those unfamiliar with its significance.

Airport security tried to yank off Swedish Muslim’s hijab
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A Swedish woman wearing a Muslim headscarf claims security staff at a small northern airport tugged on her hijab in public rather than take up her offer to take it off away from prying eyes.

Muslim women’s attire under attack in Sri Lanka
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Hate groups in Sri Lanka have made the attire of Muslim women a key target in their onslaught against Muslims. They have used security and the need for uniformity as reasons to attack Muslim female attire such as the hijab, the punjabi attire and the niqab.

Florida girl attacked after wearing hijab to school
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A Florida girl said she has been verbally and physically assaulted because she wears a hijab, or head scarf, to school. Zahrah Habibulla, 14, said she didn’t have problems at school with other children until she started wearing her hijab on Dec. 14. The Polk County teen said she wears the hijab for religious reasons.

Hijab wearer: ‘I am not oppressed and I am not stupid’
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MONTREAL — As a young Muslim woman, Nadia Naqvi wears a traditional head scarf every day. “I made the decision to put this on after the Christmas break when I turned 15,” Naqvi said. “I’m 32 now and I have been wearing a hijab more than half of my life.”

Some Jewish Reasons Why Inviting Pamela Geller To Speak Is Not Kosher
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Loonwatchers are encouraged to send copies of or links to this letter, or to compose a polite but informative message of their own, when they hear of Geller planning to speak at a synagogue or Jewish organization.