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Great Western debate: What’s cooking under the Muslim headscarf?

SHAFAQNA - 'Lord forgive them for they do not know what they’re doing' … I wonder if this famous quote could apply to our modern-day great freak out over Muslim women and the headscarf. The audacity really! Why cover up when you could be…

Women, Islam and the headscarf – the non-issue everyone is talking about

SHAFAQNA - In late April I took part in a debate with Patricia Chagnon, a French official, and member of the Front National on the issue of radicalization and the Muslim veil - aka hijab. A profoundly secular country, France operates under…
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The grand hijab debate and being Muslim in the Western hemisphere

SHAFAQNA - Here we go again … Muslim women and their hijabs (headscarf) have become the source of yet another hot debate on freedom, male predominance, alleged submissiveness, and let’s just say it: Muslim women’s inability to choose…