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Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani

Saudi Judo athlete to withdraw if Hijab is banned

Female participation in sports has long been a controversial issue in Saudi Arabia, where conservative Muslim clerics have said it is immodest and goes against women's nature

July 29, 2012 7:54
 
Burqa bans conceal some far more difficult problems

Burqa bans conceal some far more difficult problems

Is European legislation against the Islamic face covering merely a way of sidestepping some far more complex – and perhaps unsolvable – issues?

April 26, 2010 7:31
 
Hijab ban pushes women to the sidelines

Hijab ban pushes women to the sidelines

Sport is linked with education, employment and empowerment. So it’s deplorable that FIFA has banned the Iran girls’ football team from the Youth Olympics, says Katherine Azmeh.

April 7, 2010 5:57
 
‘Veiled threats’ from Egypt’s nightclub owners

‘Veiled threats’ from Egypt’s nightclub owners

Alarmed at the country’s growing religious tilt, some businesses in Cairo are creating ‘hijab-free’ zones to attract a different clientele, reports Trends.

January 17, 2010 3:34