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Latest Hijab Stories

2013-06-19 08:26:14

Clothing line launches on their website on 6.18.13 CHICAGO, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Muslim fashion house Haute Hijab launched their Spring/Summer 2013 collection today, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The line can be viewed on their online store, www.hautehijab.com. The line focuses on modest clothing catered to Muslim women but is intended for all who admire impeccable design and modest options. Today's new launch coincides with the unveiling of a new website; complete with...

2013-05-11 23:02:19

Jenny Rose creates designer swimwear exclusively for Arabic women. (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 MyCozzie, a swimwear collection exclusively for Arabic woman created by fashion designer Jenny Rose, features colorful, modern and modest designs with matching hood, top and bottom. Active Muslim women like to participate in water sports, but often feel limited by the sports clothing available. Women who observe hijab choose to wear clothing that is loose in shape, and covers the entire body except the...

2013-03-14 16:24:25

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomed a decision by a South Carolina jail to allow female inmates to wear religious head coverings, called "hijab." The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) made the request for a policy change following a complaint from a Muslim woman who was taken into custody on December 31, 2012, and was allegedly told to remove her hijab so she could...

2012-11-07 16:25:23

Muslim civil rights group asks Tulsa bank to review discriminatory 'no hats' policy OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on Tulsa's Valley National Bank to review its "inappropriate and discriminatory" policy that treats customers wearing religious head coverings differently than other patrons. CAIR-OK said a Muslim customer at a Valley National Bank branch in Tulsa reported that she...

2012-06-29 10:20:46

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today called on Pentagon officials not to use a target depicting a Muslim woman wearing a religious head scarf (hijab) and verses from the Quran in combat scenarios for training Navy SEALs at the new close quarters combat range at Joint Base Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Va. The Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said that military facility,...

2012-05-14 15:57:16

Banning and criminalizing the Muslim face veil tests the very foundations of modern liberal society, warn researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Sussex. The paper ℠Reasons to Ban? The Anti-Burqa Movement in Western Europe´ examines the move to legislate against, and to criminalize face-veiling which has swept across the EU recently. The European movement against face-veiling is now widespread, with calls to implement a ban, or a ban being in...

2012-04-23 10:23:13

Muslim civil rights group thanks officials following meeting with community leaders ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) today thanked county and law enforcement officials for agreeing to provide religious accommodation for Muslim women who wear an Islamic headscarf, or "hijab," and are held in the St. Louis County Jail in Clayton, Mo. CAIR-St. Louis made that request for accommodation...

2011-12-22 10:36:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced today that the Department of Defense (DOD) will begin allowing Muslim and Sikh students who wear an Islamic head scarf (hijab) or a turban to participate in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC). In October, the Washington-based Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization wrote to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta after a 14-year-old Muslim student at Ravenwood High...

2011-11-09 12:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomed a U.S. Army decision to review a policy of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) that effectively bars participation by Muslim students who wear an Islamic head scarf, or hijab. Last month, the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) wrote to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta after a 14-year-old Muslim student at...

2011-10-18 11:43:00

Muslim civil rights group asks school, DOD to accommodate religious rights WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is calling on a Tennessee school district and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to change a policy being used to effectively bar a Muslim student in that state from participating in a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) class because she wears an Islamic head scarf, or hijab. The...