Showing posts with label headscarf. Show all posts
Showing posts with label headscarf. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

ECJ backs religious symbol bans in headscarf ruling

The European Union's top court has ruled that employers may bar staff from wearing visible religious symbols, in its first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Austrian Minister Calls for Headscarf Ban for Public Servants

Austria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration Sebastian Kurz said on Friday he wanted to ban public servants, including school teachers, from wearing the Islamic headscarf.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Turkish military allows female personnel to wear headscarf

The ban on headscarf for female civilian personnel serving in the Turkish military has been lifted, according to a ruling released in the official gazette published on Friday, Turkish Daily Sabah reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.