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Turin official asks school board to ban burqa-wearing mothers


November 25th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) A government official in industrial northern Italian city of Turin has asked the local school board to stop fully-veiled women from picking up their children at school because ... Read more...

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Halal cosmetics gaining popularity among Islamic women


October 10th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Halal beauty products produced without alcohol or pork have become Islamic women's favourite.The word halal, Arabic for permissible, describes meat slaughtered and prepared in line with Islamic law.Halal ... Read more...

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Indonesia bans ‘tight pants’ according to ‘Sharia Law’


May 30th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Meulaboh, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in Indonesia have banned ‘tight pants’. They also went ahead and also distributed a whooping 20,000 units of long skirts amongst the inhabitants of the ... Read more...

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Germany mulls burqa ban


January 31st, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (RIA Novosti) As France has moved closer to a ban on burqas, German politicians are debating whether a similar measure was necessary in their own country, media reports said. After ... Read more...

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Caning part-time model undermines moderate identity of Malaysia, says Islamic women’s body


October 1st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct.1 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has said the decision to whip part-time model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno for drinking beer undermines the Malaysian Government's efforts in portraying ... Read more...

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Glasgow Muslim jewellery shop bans customers wearing veils


April 28th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.28 (ANI): A Muslim-owned jewellery shop has decided to ban customers wearing veils after being targeted by robbers disguised as Islamic women. According to The Telegraph, any one entering ATAA Jewellers ... Read more...

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Oz cleric vows to end segregation in mosques


November 22nd, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.22 (ANI): Australia''s most senior Muslim, Sheik Fehmi Najl el-Imam, has said he will end segregation of men and women in mosques, in a bold response to Islamic women''s anger ... Read more...

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