Tags: Secularism

Turkish court lifts ban on hijabs for lawyers at bar association

Turkish court lifts ban on hijabs for lawyers at bar association

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2013

The Turkish Supreme Court has lifted the ban on female lawyers wearing hijabs when registering with the Turkish Bar Association. Previously the photo submitted with the application for registration had to be without headcovering according to the association's... Read More »

Fiji’s new constitution may be secular, but it still undermines human rights, says Amnesty

Fiji’s new constitution may be secular, but it still undermines human rights, says Amnesty

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2013

Fiji's new constitution — which was ratified on 6 September 2013 — may be secular but it "falls far short of international standards of human rights law," says Amnesty International. Read More »

Poll shows Turks want secularism

Poll shows Turks want secularism

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2012

An overwhelming majority of Turkish people want secularism to be included in the country's new charter, a recent survey conducted by KONDA for the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) has revealed. Read More »