Tags: Islam

Muslim taxi driver penalised for refusing to carry disabled woman’s assistance dog

Muslim taxi driver penalised for refusing to carry disabled woman’s assistance dog

Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013

A Muslim taxi driver in East Sussex has been given 12 penalty points after he refused to carry a disabled woman in his cab because she had an assistance dog with her. Read More »

Swiss canton to vote on banning face coverings

Swiss canton to vote on banning face coverings

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2013

The people of the Swiss canton of Ticino, which lies in the South on the Italian border, are to vote in a referendum on Sunday on whether to ban face coverings. Read More »

Birmingham college drops ban on face veils

Birmingham college drops ban on face veils

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2013

Birmingham Metropolitan College, which earlier this week issued a ban on all face coverings on college premises, has now modified the policy to permit the wearing of niqabs or Muslim face veils. Read More »

Catalonia plans to ban the burka

Catalonia plans to ban the burka

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2013

The Catalan Government has announced that it will control the wearing of burkas and other face-coverings such as helmets and masks in public spaces "for reasons of public safety". Read More »

Opponents of Channel 4’s call to prayer outnumber supporters by two to one

Opponents of Channel 4’s call to prayer outnumber supporters by two to one

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013

A new Yougov poll shows that Britons opposed to the TV broadcast of the Islamic call to prayer during Ramadan outnumber supporters two to one. Read More »