Topic: The Headscarf Controversy

A demonstrator displays her opinion outside the courthouse on the first day of the constitutional challenge to Bill 21, which bans public workers in positions of "authority" from wearing religious symbols, before the Quebec Superior Court in Montreal on 2 November 2020 (photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

Canada and the problem with Bill 21

Quebec's controversial secularism law takes the stand

Journalist Melisa Erkurt (photo: Vedran Pilipovic)

Interview with Melisa Erkurt on her book "Generation haram"

"Teachers must be taught not to become racists in class"

A woman stands in an empty tunnel in Amsterdam wearing a black burka (photo: Sanne Derks)

Islam in the Netherlands

Burka ban and face mask laws frustrate Dutch Muslims

Hijab-wearing law student stands in Bavaria's Administrative Court. The young woman had appealed against the fact that she was not allowed to wear a headscarf during her legal traineeship in the courtroom  (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Germany's headscarf ruling

The things headscarves reveal

Anti-Islamophobia demonstration in Paris on 10.11.2019 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Islamophobia in France

Muslim women excluded from the headscarf debate

Symbolic image of anti-Muslim racism (photo: Imago/P. Endig)

An enduring stereotype

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The West's gleeful obsession with the 'oppressed Arab woman'

The exhibition "Forgotten Enlightenments – Unknown Stories about Islam in Contemporary Art" in Leipzig, Germany (photo: Goethe-Institut/Walther Le Kon)

Global history of ideas – contemporary Muslim art

Enlightenment rediscovered

A woman visits the "Comtemporary Muslim Fashions" exhibition in the Frankfurt Museum for Applied Art (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

"Contemporary Muslim Fashions" exhibition

Muslim fashion – a material controversy

Students chatting in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/jtimage/B. Juettner)

Women in Turkey

The headscarf is slipping

Finnish Islamophobia researcher Linda Hyokki (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Interview with Islamophobia researcher Linda Hyokki

"Europe has a problem with religion"

Symbolic image for headscarf debate: Primary schoolgirl with headscarves in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The headscarf debate

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Don't ban – educate and emancipate!

Portrait of a blue-eyed woman wearing a niqab (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/P. Ending)

Salafism in Germany

Iʹll wear a niqab if I want

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Nike/V. Balla)

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom

Nike's 'hijab survivor'

Muslim teacher Fereshta Ludin (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Headscarves and neutrality

"It′s our decision!"

Father Tobias Zimmermann, principal of the Catholic Canisius Kolleg in Berlin (photo: Stefan Weigand)

Interview with Father Tobias Zimmermann

"Islam confronts us Christians with long-overdue debates"

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