The German federal law is applicable across all states in a public school does not violate any constitutional rights linked to religious freedom. The teacher is employed in a public secondary school in Berlin. According to dpa, the news agency which first published the news, the ruling by the court explicitly stated that the colloquially […]
Muslims leaders come out against the London bridge attack that killed 7 people. The attacks led to the deaths of seven people while grievously injuring 48. Several Muslims gathered at the scene to pay their tributes. Many were seen holding condolence signs at the makeshift vigil. London-based imam, Abdul Quddus Arif requested mosques across the […]
Source: Muslim Leaders Condemn London Attacks - World Religion News
PARIS (RNS) The powerful Grand Mosque of Paris will pull out of a new, state-sponsored Muslim foundation, criticizing “interference” in how Islam is exercised, at a time of simmering tensions surrounding France’s second-largest faith, its spokesman said.
PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended a ban on burkinis in more than a dozen coastal towns on Thursday, saying France was locked in a “battle of cultures” and that the full-body swimsuit symbolized the enslavement of women.
PARIS — Armed police surrounding Muslim women on beaches and ordering them to remove their modest clothes or leave. Calls from onlookers to “go back to where you came from.” Public humiliation and ostracism with echoes of the morals police of theocratic countries like Iran or Saudi Arabia, not a country that sees its values as a paragon of Western freedoms.
HONG KONG — The woman credited with creating the so-called burkini said the controversy over efforts to ban the full-body bathing suit worn by some Muslim women has helped bolster demand for her invention, which she said was not meant to be a political statement.