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German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

Mar 13, – The Constitutional Court struck down its own 2003 ban on headscarves for teachers, which had led some German states to forbid Muslim headscarves in schools while permitting the use of Christian symbols such as crucifixes and nuns’ habits. Muslim women teachers can wear headscarves as long as it does not cause disruption […]

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French soldier stabbed in throat by unknown assailant outside Paris

French soldier stabbed in throat by unknown assailant outside Paris

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said the identity of the attacker, who escaped, was unknown and cautioned against jumping to conclusions about the assault on the uniformed soldier in the La Defense shopping area. The life of the 23-year-old soldier was not in danger, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. A French […]

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Israeli police protects women praying at Jewish site

Israeli police protects women praying at Jewish site

May 11, AP – The reversal followed a court order backing the right of the women to pray at the Western Wall using religious rituals Orthodox Jews insist should be practiced only by men. Wearing prayer shawls, phylacteries and skull caps reserved for men under strict Orthodox tradition, the women sang and prayed out loud. […]

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