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Algeria bans public sector workers from wearing niqab
30th Nov 2018

Algeria bans public sector workers from wearing niqab

PM Ahmed Ouyahia (Photo: Magharebia/Flickr Creative Commons) Nadine Osman Algerian authorities have banned female public sector employees from wearing the niqabs at work. Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia announced the decision in a letter to ministers and regional governors in the … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Denmark latest European country to ban the niqab

  Elham Asaad Buaras Denmark has become the latest European country to ban full-face veils in public on May 29. The law, which mainly affects Muslim women wearing a niqab, was passed by 75 votes to 30 in Parliament and … Continued

Quebec passes new law banning the niqab
26th Oct 2017

Quebec passes new law banning the niqab

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says Bill 62, which bans Muslim women from wearing the niqab is based on a principle shared by the ‘vast majority of Canadians’ (Photo: Asclepias/WikiCommons)   Ala Abbas Muslim women will be required to remove the … Continued

Austria face veil ban comes to effect
26th Oct 2017

Austria face veil ban comes to effect

© Michel Royon / Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons Elham Asaad Buaras   The full-face veils ban came into force in Austria on October 1. The law, commonly known as the ‘Burqa ban’ came into effect in advance of a general election … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Dutch parliament approves partial niqab ban in public

Nadine Osman MPs in the Netherlands voted overwhelmingly (132 out of 150) for a partial ban on face veils from some public places. The ruling Liberal-Labour coalition is denying there is a religious motivation behind the law, claiming the bill … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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