Posted by: becketfund | August 21, 2009

India: College Imposes Illegal Ban on Hijab

KOLKATA – The principle of SVS College who imposed an illegal ban on the wearing of the hijab has admitted that the ban was in response to pressure from a Hindu student organization, though he would not reveal the name of the organization, The National reported on August 21.  A Muslim girl, Aysha Asmin, was forced to stop attending the college after she refused to remove her hijab.

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