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Tag Archives: Islam and West

August, 2016

June, 2016

  • 1 June

    EU court: Employers can ban headscarf

    EU court

    An adviser to the European Court of Justice says companies can prohibit staff from wearing the Islamic headscarf as part of a general ban on religious and political symbols.  The tribunal is currently hearing a compensation claim from a woman who was dismissed from her job for wearing an Islamic headscarf. This is the ...

April, 2016

  • 17 April

    Muslim Women Main Target of Islamophobic Acts in Netherlands

    A hotline set up to record of anti-Islamic physical and verbal violence in the Netherlands received 158 reports last year, according to the organization’s annual report. Most – 54 – took place in January in the wake of the attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. There was a second ...

  • 11 April

    Practicing Islam in Cuba + Photos

    Cuban Muslims

    The reasons for conversion in Cuba vary. Some people view Islam as ” more true or pure religion than others,”. Most of the images we see out of Cuba are similar — classic cars here, vibrantly colored buildings there. But Joan Alvado shows us something different. His photo series, “Cuban ...

March, 2016

January, 2016

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