Islamic Dress Code

Syria bans face veils at universities News Story, posted 07.21.2010, from Syria

A French fairy-veil, sans happy ending

Europeans are more sensitive than Americans when it comes to religious expression in public spaces. Many Europeans are averse to any public showing of religion. Nowhere is this more true than in France, where the lower house of parliament just made it illegal for Muslim women to wear face veils in public, and where Muslim school girls have been forbidden since 2004 to don headscarves.

Iran Cracks Down on 'Decadent' Haircuts for Men News Story, posted 07.12.2010, from Iran
Burqa Bans Spread across Catalonia, Spain News Story, posted 07.06.2010, from Spain