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Canada schoolgirl attacked over hijab

OTTAWA: A Toronto schoolgirl was assaulted Friday by a man who tried to cut off her hijab with scissors and then fled, police said. Khawlah Noman told reporters that she was walking to school with her younger brother when the man came at…

Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

MONTREAL: Muslim and civil rights groups on Tuesday challenged a Quebec ban on officials or anyone receiving public services from covering their faces, arguing it infringes on women's and Muslim religious rights. The Canadian Civil…

Meet the force behind the Hijab Emoji

Apple is soon launching the Hijab emoji, thanks to Rayouf Alhumedhi, a Muslim teenager who wears hijab since she was 13. How it all started? According to hijabemoji.org, Rayouf Alhumedhi, 15, was creating a new WhatsApp group chat with…

EU court rules workplace headscarf ban legal

LUXEMBOURG: European companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols including the Islamic headscarf, the EU's top court ruled on Tuesday in a landmark case. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said it does not…