Sunday Letter: Fashion, Activism, Politics, Hijab (August 22 to 28)

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12341Be Our Guest

Summary: At Goltune, we’re trying to create a new section of our site specifically for talented guest bloggers to write passionately about issues affecting Muslim women.

Source: Goltune

 


 

12342Media Coverage Can Greatly Affect the Lives of Muslim American Women

Summary: Sarene Alsharif wrote an opinion piece for The Huffington Post about how her life as a Muslim woman has been affected by media coverage. Read an excerpt of the story below:

Source: The Huffington Post

 


 

12343Algerian Entrepreneur Pays for French Muslims Fines

Summary: Rachid Nekkaz, an Algerian entrepreneur, has offered to pay the fines that French Muslims receive for wearing Burkinis as a sign of civil disobedience.
Source: International Business Times UK

 


 

12344Five Facts About Women Wearing Hijab

Summary: People in Western countries often believe incorrect information about Muslim women wearing hijabs.

Source: Newsweek

 

 


 

12345Food Friday: Borek, Delicious Turkish Delicacy

Summary: Borek is a Turkish pastry filed with variety of delicious fillings

Source: Goltune

 

 


 

12346Fashionable Muslim Women project displays beauty

Summary: Goltune recently went to Seattle to conduct their Fashionable Muslim Women project.

Source: Goltune

 


 

12347Two police departments embrace hijab

 

Summary: Mounties and the Scottish police have added hijabs to their uniform to attract more Muslim police officers.

Source: Newswer

 

 


12348French court overturns burkini ban

Summary: The highest French administrative court overturned a town’s burkini ban, which challenges bans in 30 other municipalities.

Source: The New York Times

 


 

12349Restrictions for women to famous Muslim shrine ruled unconstitutional

Summary: An Indian court just ruled that the restrictions placed on women visiting the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali shrine were unconstitutional

Source: The Wall Street Journal

 


 

1235A Challenge Worth Enduring For Muslim Women To Keep Up With Their Hijab

Summary: Because American political discourse has recently been filled with Islamophobic comments, a video was produced on the difficulties Muslim Women face in America.

Source: The Atlantic