(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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(RNS) Muslim leaders are reviewing safety procedures with congregants and, in some cases, organizing counterevents in preparation for a weekend of protests planned by groups known for their anti-Muslim views.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Thousands of parents, students and teachers demonstrated opposite the prime minister’s office to demand the same level of funding the government provides to two ultra-Orthodox Jewish school networks.
(RNS) “I think standing outside the White House will make a difference,” said Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy, joining others in an act of civil disobedience to protest deportations and seek relief for 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country.
Sheikh Hasina, the prime minister of Bangladesh, has ruled out introducing the death penalty for blasphemy.