Indian court upholds ban on hijab

NEW DELHI: In a serious blow to the Muslims’ fight to practice their religion freely, an Indian court Tuesday upheld the ban on the hijab, stating that it is not an essential religious practice in Islam. The Karnataka High Court,

Hijab diversity campaign dropped after French backlash

STRASBOURG: Europe’s top human rights organisation has withdrawn images from a social media campaign promoting diversity among women and their freedom to wear the hijab. Posters featuring young women wearing Islamic headscarves were removed from Twitter just days after the

Will Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett surprises fans by wearing ‘hijab’

US actress Jada Pinkett Smith has surprised many people on social after she posted photos, wearing the hijab. Wife of heading Hollywood actress and producer Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith surprised fans by sharing her photo in hijab on social

UK appoints first hijab-wearing judge

LONDON: A 40-year old woman has become the first-ever hijab-wearing judge in the United Kingdom. Raffia Arshad, a 40-year old woman was appointed as a deputy district judge on the Midlands circuit last week after a 17-year career in law.