LONDON: A Muslim woman was refused service at one of the top fast food restaurants in London because she was wearing a hijab. The 19-year-old student said she was stopped at the restaurant on Seven Sister's road in Holloway, North London. The restaurant has apologised and said the security guard responsible had been suspended. In footage of the incident, the woman, who asked not to be named, asks a guard why she cannot be allowed to queue. “It’s just a matter of taking it off," he says. She responds: “It’s not…
RAICHUR, India: A government woman employee was thrashed and assaulted by her colleague in Karnataka for reportedly coming late to work. The incident was caught on a CCTV camera, which shows Sharanappa assaulting Nasreen for allegedly turning up late for work. Nasreen, working as a in the municipal corporation, was observing fast during Ramzan and is said to have turned up late for work. Since it was a weekday, minimal staff was asked to be present to clear workload. In the video, Sharanappa, a computer operator…
BERN: Swiss court has ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who was fired by her a longtime employee after she began wearing headscarf, marking one of the first such rulings in Switzerland, media reported Sunday. A regional court in Bern ruled last month that a 29-year-old Serbian woman was fired without just cause from a dry cleaning business, and ordered the company to dish out back-pay and damages to her, the Le Matin Dimanche weekly reported. The woman, identified only as Abida, was fired in January 2015 from a job she had…
EDINBURGH: A lot of incidents have been reported, mainly in the West, where Muslims are subjected to ethnic discrimination, but we just came across a little unusual instance at a plane between two women with different religions.
Two people were arrested for beating up a Muslim woman in London, for wearing a headscarf.
Zahra Cheema is a Muslim American lawyer who refuses to abandon wearing a headscarf, as part of her hijab.