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Hijab graffiti: Karnataka HC quashes case against two persons from Hospet

Karnataka HC quashes case against individuals who painted graffiti on school walls amidst the Hijab row.

The headmaster of a government girls high school in Hospete had found the graffiti, 'Hijab is our dignity', written on the school walls in black paint.
Published on Aug 29, 2023 08:36 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Indonesian school shaves heads of girls after teacher's hijab complaint

The teacher said that the schoolgirls did not wear inner caps under their headscarves, leaving their fringes visible.

Girls wearing hijabs.(HT File)
Published on Aug 28, 2023 03:45 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

‘Women lose value if their faces are visible to men in public’: Taliban official

“It is very bad to see women (without hijab) in some areas (big cities) and our scholars also agree that women’s faces should be hidden,” Akif said.

An Afghan national with her hands and face painted takes part with others in a demonstration against the Taliban government in Islamabad on August 15 on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.(AFP)
Published on Aug 17, 2023 07:55 PM IST
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At Tripura school, Class 10 boy thrashed by ‘right-wing' mob over Hijab row

Iliyas Sarkar Suman was dragged out of his classroom and beaten in front of the school, but no teacher or the headmaster came to the boy's rescue.

In a rerun of the Karnataka Hijab controversy, the incident occured after an argument broke out among the Hindu and Muslim students of the Koroimura Higher Secondary School over Muslim girls wearing a hijab. (File)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 11:47 AM IST

Iran proposes long jail terms, AI surveillance in harsh new hijab law

The new Bill would reclassify failure to wear the hijab as a more severe offence, punishable by a five-to-ten-year prison sentence.

A portrait of Mahsa Amini is held during a rally calling for regime change in Iran following the death of Amini, a young woman who died after being arrested in Tehran by Iran's notorious
Published on Aug 05, 2023 04:49 AM IST
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