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Islamophobic Attack On A Veiled Mother in Moselle
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The incident occurred in the evening of Tuesday, February 18 around 18:15.The victim, a young mother with her toddler, was violently attacked while returning slowly towards his home after shopping.




Three separate attacks on hijab-wearing Muslim women in Reims
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The prosecutor told AFP that a preliminary investigation had been opened after a veiled young woman was assaulted on Friday while crossing a park in the centre of Reims by a man who was “probably drunk”.




Spanish city’s ban on Islamic veils overturned
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In 2010, Lleida, in the northeastern region of Catalonia, became the first Spanish town to impose such a ban. It was temporarily suspended by a regional court following an appeal by a Muslim association but then later upheld.




Video: Muslim women arrested in Paris for wearing (perfectly legal) headscarves
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by Ali Abunimah (Electronic Intifada)

A video first published by Le Parisien and shot on Saturday shows French police arresting women in the Place du Trocadéro in Paris apparently just for wearing headscarves.




Marine Le Pen calls for ban on Muslim and Jewish headwear
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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen called Friday for a ban on wearing Muslim veils and Jewish skullcaps in public, adding to religious tensions sparked by cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.




Ian Brazier Admits Ripping Muslim Woman’s Veil Off in Attack, Blames it on Marijuana
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Farhana Chughtai said she was left humiliated when Ian Brazier pulled off her niqab as she walked with her family through Solihull’s Touchwood shopping center.




UK: Ian Brazier Arrested for “Ripping Veil” Off a Muslim Woman’s Face
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Ian Brazier, 26, had grabbed the victim, also 26, by her head and removed her face covering as she walked past the Disney store, on March 3. It’s alleged that he then threw the veil to the floor and left the shopping centre.




MP Philip Hollobone’s planned law to ban wearing the burka in public is binned by Parliament
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Tory Philip Hollobone’s Face Coverings (Regulation) Bill failed to get a second reading on the last day for consideration of backbench MPs’ Bills this parliamentary session.




The Modern Muslim Woman is Who She Chooses to Be
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Where did this image of the oppressed Muslim woman come from and when will this battle against it stop? Growing up on a diet of Saturday TV matinees, every “Muslim woman” I saw in the movies was a belly dancer with a lot of chiffon wrapped around her.




Muslim bride sues after order to remove headscarf
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A newly-wed Muslim couple are suing the mayor of Lyon after a local official insisted the bride remove her veil at the town hall wedding ceremony. The bride, identified only as Nassima A., was asked to remove a veil which was covering her hair during her wedding ceremony at a town hall in Lyon in June.