Saturday, 15 June 2019

Tag Archives: hijab

Miss England contestant in hijab first

LONDON: A Miss England contestant is set to wear a hijab in the finals on Tuesday, in a first for the organisation. Sara Iftekhar, a law student, is among 50 competitors for the Miss England crown and hopes to become the first Muslim winner. “It just proves Miss England represents ...

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Indian-origin student racially abused in UK

LONDON: A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a man, shouting “Brexit, go back home” after the Briton made sexist remarks towards a hijab-clad woman, media reports said. Rickesh Advani, a political science student at Cambridge University, confronted the man for his comments towards the ...

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Girl attacked twice by man who cut her hijab in Toronto

LONDON, CANADA: According to Toronto Star, 11-year-old Khawlah Noman says she was walking to school with her younger brother when the man approached and cut her hijab . Police say they are treating the attack as a hate crime. They are seeking one suspect described as an Asian man in ...

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US teacher suspended for pulling off student’s hijab

MEMPHIS: A teacher in the US state of Tennessee has been suspended after a video of her ripping off the hijab of a student emerged online. According to US media, the teacher’s Snapchat account posted two videos with the captions ‘pretty hair,’ and ‘LOL all that hair cover up,’ which ...

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British Muslim woman dragged on sidewalk in London

LONDON: A British Muslim woman has been dragged by her hijab along the sidewalk in what is said to be a “sickening” hate crime. The 27-year-old woman was grabbed from behind and knocked down by two white males in a busy high street, police said. The woman just finished a ...

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