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EUROPESpain

Two right-wing extremists attacked a heavily pregnant Muslim woman wearing a Niqab in Barcelona, Spain. The men insulted her and her husband. The woman’s husband tried to protect her. To stop the fight, the pregnant woman stood between the men, and as a result one of the attackers kicked her

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A Muslim woman was running to catch a train in Chicago when five police officers tackled her, ripped off her hijab and strip searched her.

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EUROPEItaly

Italy’s northeastern region of Lombardy has amended legislation in order to outlaw the burqa and niqab from public offices and hospitals.

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EUROPESwitzerland

Women who wear full face veils in public in a Swiss state could be fined up to £6,500 under new rules imposed by the local government.

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EUROPEUK

A MOTHER-of-four has spoken of the fear she felt after being abused in a supermarket for wearing a veil.

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EUROPEFrance

Exactly five years after France’s controversial burqa-ban was adopted, a professor who has spent years studying its impact tells The Local it has been a “complete failure” and even helped create a real threat to France.

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EgyptMIDDLE EAST

Women wearing niqab (full Islamic face veil) will not be allowed to vote in this month’s parliamentary election, the electoral commission has said.

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CanadaNORTH AMERICA

Her roots in Canada stretch back through her francophone mother to the 1600s. Last week, wearing her Islamic face veil – the niqab, which has become a central issue in the federal election – she says she was trying to enter Shoppers Drug Mart at Toronto’s Fairview Mall when a

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EgyptMIDDLE EAST

Cairo University, one of Egypt’s leading public universities, has banned women wearing the niqab from teaching and lecturing at the university.

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EUROPEUK

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist shouted offensive comments at a woman wearing a niqab in Norwich.

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