Posted by: becketfund | July 20, 2009

Netherlands: Military Forbids Wearing of Headscarf

COPENHAGEN – A Danish military unit mistakenly went against the Home Guard policy, when it permitted Mawla, a Muslim woman, to wear a hijab during training, the AP reported on July 20.  When the Danish Populist People’s Party became aware that the wearing of the hijab had been permitted, they pressured the Home Guard to enforce uniform rules in its units.

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