Tags: Clothing & Symbols

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Norway set to allow police and judges to wear headscarves and hijabs

Norway set to allow police and judges to wear headscarves and hijabs

Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2012

A Norwegian government-appointed committee is set to make recommendations that will allow police and judges to wear clothing and personal effects with religious overtones, including the Muslim hijab. Read More »

Swedish teachers given permission to ban niqabs in classroom

Swedish teachers given permission to ban niqabs in classroom

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2012

Teachers in Swedish schools have been given permission to ban students from wearing Islamic veils that cover their faces, in certain situations. But there can be no general ban on headcoverings such as the hijab or scarves. Read More »

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