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Denmark’s burqa ban is a repeat of so many before it....

The recent burqa ban introduced in Denmark is the latest manifestation of a recurring pattern of burqa bans in Europe. These bans tend to end up backfiring, so will Denmark’s end up doing the same?

BBC Radio 4’s ‘Too Young to Veil?’ examines controversy around primary...

Shaimaa Khalil discusses the rising trend in the UK of primary school girls wearing the hijab, whether there is a need for concern about this, and who, if anyone, has the right to decide what young girls wear.

German policy-makers contemplate hijab ban for girls under the age of...

The state government of North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW), the most populous of Germany’s 16 federal states, is contemplating following the Austrian lead and banning girls...

Founder of ‘liberal’ mosque in Berlin sparks ridicule with comments on...

Seyran Ateş, controversial founder of an avowedly ‘liberal’, gender-equal mosque in Berlin at which she serves as female Imam, has been faced with disbelief...