Iran: Muslima who removed her mandatory hijab in public is sentenced to 2 years in prison

Follow @TheCircumvent Islam is feminism, right? While CNN encourages Americans to wear the hijab in solidarity with Muslims, Muslim women in the Middle East are taking it off in protest. They are stripping off and burning their burqas. The hijab is ultimately to diminish women’s… Continue Reading

Indonesia: Islamic university bans niqab to prevent Islamic radicalism, threatens violators with expulsion

Follow @TheCircumvent However, Yudian’s justification for enforcing the policy is not due to practical reasons, such as preventing identity fraud. Instead it seems be driven (rather ironically for an Islamic university) by the idea, held by many Islamophobes, that the… Continue Reading

Sweden: Muslim teen beats his sister with baseball bat for not wearing Islamic veil

Follow @TheCircumvent Covering up is mandated in the Qur’an, and women who don’t cover up experience harassment, violence, or death. In Canada, a Muslim father was accused of “honor-based” violence against his daughter, for failing to wear her hijab in public. Many… Continue Reading

While women protest against mandatory hijab in Iran, Foreign Office has staff don them for World Hijab Day

Follow @TheCircumvent Westerners promoting what even Middle Eastern women despise: Mandatory covering. Covering up is mandated in the Qur’an, and women who don’t cover up experience harassment, violence, or death. In Canada, a Muslim father was accused of “honor-based” violence against his… Continue Reading

L’Oreal hijab model tweeted that Israel is full of ‘child murderers,’ is ‘sinister’ and ‘illegal’ state

Follow @TheCircumvent The question remains: Will the mainstream media outlets that trumpeted her “making history” also report on this? January 25: HuffPo: Minorities with antisemitic views shouldn’t be punished for airing them View the tweets (thanks to Israellycool) Jerusalem Post,… Continue Reading

Canada: Widely-reported attack on 11-y/o hijabi never happened, according to police

Follow @TheCircumvent The moment I heard of the attack, I had my suspicions they were fake. They were proven to be correct. Click here to view some more fake hate crimes. There are now two HuffPo articles trying to diminish… Continue Reading