News and updates about hijab

Iran national team goalkeeper attacked by the police

Iran national team's goalkeeper, Hossein Hosseini, was attacked by police officers after a league match in the Iranian league, following his defense of a fan who ran onto the pitch without a hijab.

Iran national team goalkeeper attacked by the police

'A message of exclusion':

Muslim sports federations denounce France's hijab ban

Sports federations from majority Muslim countries denounce France's move to bar its Olympic athletes from wearing the hijab.

Muslim sports federations denounce France's hijab ban

Amnesty International:

'Iran doubling down on hijab crackdown'

Amnesty International says Iranian authorities have in recent months launched intensified crackdown against women who violated dress rules.

'Iran doubling down on hijab crackdown'

Iran:

Morality police return to the street months after protests

Iranian authorities announce new campaign to force women to wear Islamic headscarf.

Morality police return to the street months after protests

Women who fan the flames of hatred

Often it’s nothing but word salad—a stringing together of propagandized soundbites to elicit cheers, applause and return engagements.Op-ed.

Women who fan the flames of hatred

Iran:

Head of athletics federation resigns over women running unveiled

The headscarf requirement for women has come into focus since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini and subsequent protests.

Head of athletics federation resigns over women running unveiled

Iran:

Two actresses charged for removing head covering in public

Iran charges two prominent actresses for publishing pictures of themselves without a hijab amid crackdown on breaches.

Two actresses charged for removing head covering in public

Iran closes more than 150 businesses over hijab law

More than 150 businesses in 24 hours shut down for not respecting obligation for women to wear headscarves.

Iran closes more than 150 businesses over hijab law

Iran:

Courts to prosecute those who call for women to remove hijab

The Islamic Republic's attorney general told local press that promoting unveiling will be dealt with in the criminal court.

Courts to prosecute those who call for women to remove hijab

Iran installs cameras to locate and penalize unveiled women

Iranian authorities installing cameras in public places and thoroughfares in bid to rein in women defying the country's dress code.

Iran installs cameras to locate and penalize unveiled women

Iran:

Viral video shows yogurt poured on women who didn't wear hijab

Iranian authorities arrest the man who poured the yogurt on the two women, but also order arrest of the women.

Viral video shows yogurt poured on women who didn't wear hijab

How can we celebrate Nowruz when Iran is in crisis?

March 20 is the first Nowruz—the Iranian New Year—since the government murdered 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini. Op-ed.

How can we celebrate Nowruz when Iran is in crisis?

Europe’s woke gibberish on Iran, the veil and women

European women wear hijabs on diplomatic visits to Iran, while Iranian women are killed for removing them. Op-ed.

Europe’s woke gibberish on Iran, the veil and women

Iran prosecutes woman for 'disrespecting' headscarf

The announcement follows video which showed a woman throwing her headscarf to the ground.

Iran prosecutes woman for 'disrespecting' headscarf

Iranian woman applauded for removing head covering in public

A woman removed from the IRI National Council For Engineering for not wearing her hijab correctly removed her hijab on stage to applause.

Iranian woman applauded for removing head covering in public

Who will celebrate World Hijab Day this year?

The progressives celebrating World Hijab Day are really revealing their low expectations for other cultures by excusing misogyny. Op-ed.

Who will celebrate World Hijab Day this year?

'Women, Life and Freedom' in Iran

Self-serving liberal women loudmouths are suddenly tongue-tied while brave Iranian women are being shot and beaen. Op-ed.

'Women, Life and Freedom'  in Iran

Khamenei hints:

Iran may loosen strict dress codes for women

Iran’s Supreme Leader: Women who do not have full hijab should not be considered as people outside of religion.

Iran may loosen strict dress codes for women

Taliban: If we cared for people, there would be no need for war

Taliban’s Minister of Higher Education says Muslims can't do what the infidels want them to do in contradiction of Allah’s commandments.

Taliban: If we cared for people, there would be no need for war

Iranian chess player plays without hijab

Iranian chess player Sara Khadem took part in international tournament without a hijab.

Iranian chess player plays without hijab

Revenge? Iranian athlete's home demolished

Champion rock climber, Elnaz Rekabi, irked the regime when she participated in a tournament without her hijab.

Revenge? Iranian athlete's home demolished

Following protests:

Iran reviewing law requiring women to cover their heads

Iran's parliament and judiciary reviewing law that requires women to cover their heads after more than two months of protests.

Iran reviewing law requiring women to cover their heads

Iran's 'celebrity' roll skater in trouble for shelving hijab?

The famous athlete has been denounced by authorities for appearing at a medal awards ceremony without her hijab.

Iran's 'celebrity' roll skater in trouble for shelving hijab?

Watch: Crowds welcome Iranian athlete who 'forgot' her hijab

The female rock climber went missing after arriving in Tehran as some feared she had been killed by the government.

Watch: Crowds welcome Iranian athlete who 'forgot' her hijab

How Iran's hijab protesters are fighting for all Muslim women

Not merely in support of the courageous women rebelling in Iran, but to "be a voice" against the oppression of all those like them.Op-ed.

How Iran's hijab protesters are fighting for all Muslim women

Will light prevail over darkness in Iran?

The Taranehs and Nedas and Mahsas of Iran shall remain as eternal testaments to the depravity of the Iranian regime. Op-ed.

Will light prevail over darkness in Iran?

Watch: Israelis demonstrate support for Iranian protesters

'The minute someone forced me to put on a head covering is the minute I'd take it off, says one of those involved.

Watch: Israelis demonstrate support for Iranian protesters

Iran arrests woman who ate at restaurant without a headscarf

The picture of the woman sitting in a traditional Tehran restaurant and eating without a headscarf went viral on social media.

Iran arrests woman who ate at restaurant without a headscarf

Outcry after social media star killed by Iranian police

The 23-year-old TikToker took to the streets to speak out against Iran's strict hijab mandate, filming herself en-route to the protest.

Outcry after social media star killed by Iranian police

Watch: Iranian activist recounts torture for protesting hijab

Shaparak Shajarizadeh, a human rights activist detained 4 years ago, says this is the beginning of the downfall of the Iranian regime.

Watch: Iranian activist recounts torture for protesting hijab

Sarsour, Omar and Tlaib haven't mentioned Iran's hijab protests

When will these high-profile professional defenders of Muslims decide that Muslim women are also worthy of defending? Op-ed.

Sarsour, Omar and Tlaib haven't mentioned Iran's hijab protests

Watch: Rioting in Iran intensifies, protesters turn over cars

The 22-year-old's death in the hands of 'Morality Police' has sparked a world-wide movement that vows to bring down the Iranian regime.

Watch: Rioting in Iran intensifies, protesters turn over cars

Watch: Massive protests engulf Iran, hundreds burn their hijabs

Hundreds have been arrested and 7 killed since the violence broke out. Social media is down as masses of women protest Islamic dress code.

Watch: Massive protests engulf Iran, hundreds burn their hijabs

Watch: At least 5 dead as riots spread across Iran

Protesters are attacking police throughout the country after a woman was found dead while under arrest for improperly wearing her hijab.

Watch: At least 5 dead as riots spread across Iran

US demands accountability after death of Iranian woman

US demands accountability for death of Iranian woman who was arrested for wearing an “improper hijab”.

US demands accountability after death of Iranian woman

Watch: Riots spread across Iran following 'hijab death'

Will protests over the alleged police beating of a woman who refused to wear a hijab in public lead to regime change?

Watch: Riots spread across Iran following 'hijab death'

Iranian woman dies after being beaten for 'improper hijab'

A 22-year-old woman has died after being beaten by Iranian police for not fully covering her hair.

Iranian woman dies after being beaten for 'improper hijab'

An Egyptian woman's brutal killing sparks renewed hijab debate

Egyptian Islamists focused more on Naira Ashraf's choice not to wear a hijab than on her murder by a man she rejected. Op-ed;

An Egyptian woman's brutal killing sparks renewed hijab debate

Miss Universe: 'Wearing a hijab is a personal choice'

India's Miss Universe says Muslim women should be allowed to choose whether to wear a hijab and that no one should decide for them.

Miss Universe: 'Wearing a hijab is a personal choice'

NJ: Jewish teacher accused of forcibly removing student’s hijab

Jewish teacher at a New Jersey public school was accused of pulling a hijab off of a 7-year-old girl.

NJ: Jewish teacher accused of forcibly removing student’s hijab

No Hijab Day: February 1st

Yasmine unveils No Hijab Day contra to World Hijab Day. Monireh, from Iranian prison: “If we get arrested, will you be our voice?" Op-ed.

No Hijab Day: February 1st

Why is the NYT allying with Islamists against women?

Why is the NYT allying with Islamists against women?

Research on PA women's rights violations that does not blame Israel

Research on PA women's rights violations that does not blame Israel

Quebec bans kippahs, turbans, hijabs for public workers

Secularism law bans teachers, judges, police officers, others, from wearing religious symbols including kippahs, turbans, hijabs at work.

Quebec bans kippahs, turbans, hijabs for public workers

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sportswear retailer Decathlon scraps plans to sell hijab for women runners in France following public outcry.

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

1979-2019: European cowardice on Iran

1979-2019: European cowardice on Iran

French Muslim singer leaves 'The Voice' after anti-Israel posts

Viral media sensation forced to step down after extremist anti-Israel social media posts exposed. 'Israelis are war criminals.'

French Muslim singer leaves 'The Voice' after anti-Israel posts

Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Revolutionary Guards say 29 women arrested for unveiling themselves in protest of modesty laws.

Iran arrests dozens of women as anti-hijab protests heat up

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism

First hijab-wearing model to appear in L'Oreal haircare campaign pulls out from campaign after old anti-Israel tweets exposed.

Hijab-wearing model quits L'Oreal campaign over anti-Semitism

Barbie now wears a hijab

Mattell unveils hijab-wearing Barbie honoring American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.

Barbie now wears a hijab

Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Lecturer removes student from classroom for refusing to remove Islamic head-covering. University says lecturer's behavior 'unacceptable.'

Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

'Before wearing a hijab, I was just an ordinary white girl'

Anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour caught admitting she only wears a hijab in order to be considered a 'person of color.'

'Before wearing a hijab, I was just an ordinary white girl'

Top European court: Employers allowed to ban headscarves

ECJ rules that an employer has the right to forbid employees from wearing visible religious symbols.

Top European court: Employers allowed to ban headscarves

Nike to release sport hijabs

Nike sportswear will now have a hijab section for Muslim women.

Nike to release sport hijabs

Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day

Students at Illinois high school declare solidarity with Muslim community, don traditional Muslim garb.

Watch: High school students wear hijab for a day

Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

The fake hijab hate crimes witch hunt

The fake hijab hate crimes witch hunt