A Nigerian court last Friday said the Lagos local government had acted correctly in banning Muslim headscarves (hijab) at public schools, a ruling that drew the ire of the city’s Muslim community, which has vowed to appeal the decision.
“The prohibition of the wearing of hijab over school uniforms within and outside the premises of public schools was not discriminatory,” Justice Modupe Onyeabor of a Lagos high court ruled on Friday.
The Qatar women’s basketball team has forfeited a match at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab.
The players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, to remove their Islamic headscarves in order to play against Mongolia.
Roberto Maroni: If the virgin appears wearing a veil on all her pictures, how can you ask me to sign on a hijab ban law?
It’s Amazing to see the Mother of Jesus Mary always wearing the Muslim Womens Hijab in every picture that people try to paint of her. That must tell you something, it’s an obvious in your face fact that the blessed mother of Jesus, She definitely wore Hijab.
Muslim women are also so blessed to be following her footsteps not only in the Hijab and her modest dress and behavior but also in her Worship, because it’s also another obvious fact that Mary didn’t Worship her Un-bornand then born Son Jesus but she Worshiped the one who Created Jesus, God Almighty Allah. Say Alhamdulilah! (All Thanks to God).