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Hijab Controversy

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US announces sanctions on Iran's morality police as massive protests continue
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Iran witnesses worst unrest in years as anti-hijab protests spread
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One person told BBC Persian that her neighbourhood resembled a battlefield.Iran Protests, now in their seventh day, are also continuing in many other cities. Activists say eight protesters were shot dead overnight, while news outlets said two paramilitary personnel were killed.
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Women burn headscarves as anti-hijab protests continue in Iran
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Crowds cheered when women burned their hijabs on a bonfire in Sari on Tuesday, the fifth successive day of unrest, BBC reported. Activists said a woman was among three protesters shot dead by security forces in Urmia, Piranshahr and Kermanshah. The authorities accused protesters of killing two civilians in Kermanshah as well as a police assistant in Shiraz, the report said.
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Islamic veil ban in French schools saw Muslim girls get better grades
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A law introduced in 2004 fully outlawed veils from French schools, but they were first asked to ban 'ostentatious religious signs' in a 1994 government circular - or advisement. The ban was met with heavy opposition from religious leaders, who warned that the law would persecute Muslims and lead to fundamentalism, with some arguing it went against France's constitution.
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Hijab ban in sports: French National Assembly to vote on bill prohibiting Muslim women from wearing hijab
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The clause to ban overt display of religious symbols is part of a bill which is aimed at “democratizing sports” by increasing transparency and efficiency in governing sports federations and organisations in France. The clause to prohibit “conspicuous religious symbols” was introduced by the upper house, i.e., the Senate.
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