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Monday, April 23, 2018

Layla Huriya

A Muslim woman who twice decided freely to wear the headscarf. She took it off the first time out of fear following the repercussions of 9/11. She adopted it again to encourage dialogue with non-Muslims. She decided to take it off a second time out of a sense of exclusion and soft harassment disguised as assistance. She neither feels more free nor more Western. The author’s name was changed for her safety.
face veil ban

Opinion | Her Headache with the Hijab

While banning the face veil may be within Europe’s rights, is it the right thing to do?First, let’s get one thing straight, the niqab, and the burqa are not the same thing. While both...