(RNS) The country’s high judicial council ordered the ban on the hijab and all “religious signs” from courts and other legal institutions.
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CHICAGO (RNS) “Wheaton College cannot scare me into walking away from the truth (that) all humans — Muslims, the vulnerable, the oppressed of any ilk – are all my sisters and brothers, and I am called by Jesus to walk with them,” Hawkins said.
(RNS) Larycia Hawkins was suspended in December after college officials said her theological statements “seemed inconsistent” with the evangelical college’s doctrines.
(RNS) The school’s overreaction to a professor’s statement on Islam has turned a minor controversy into a full-fledged fiasco.
TORONTO (RNS) The ruling is the third legal defeat for Canada’s Conservative government on the Muslim face veil, which has become a hot-button issue in the Oct. 19 federal election.
BERLIN (Reuters) The court ruled that religious symbols could only be banned when they posed “not just an abstract but a concrete risk of disruption in schools.”
(RNS) A fashionista teen wears her headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch interview and doesn’t get the job. Now her religious freedom case is the Supreme Court’s to decide.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A headscarf-wearing teenager wanted to work at Abercrombie & Fitch. The store said no. Now the Supreme Court will decide whether she faced religious discrimination.
(RNS) A new British study shows that Muslim women who wear headscarfs think better of their bodies than Muslim women who don’t.