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China Bans Veils and ‘Abnormal’ Beards

Image: Muslim Uighur woman in Xinjiang China has banned wearing veils as part of a major crackdown on what it sees as religious extremism in the western province of Xinjiang.

The measure, which comes into effect Saturday, also bans “abnormal” beards and names, as well as other “extremist signs.” Forcing others to wear veils is also forbidden.

Xinjiang, China’s westernmost region, is home to the Uighurs, a Muslim group which claims to face discrimination from the Han Chinese.

Get Inspired by the Muslim Woman Who Hid a Jew’s Yellow Star With Her Veil

Now more than ever, it’s our duty as Jews to stand in solidarity with and in defense of Muslim Americans. This is true because Islamophobic hatred is inherently an unacceptable injustice. It’s also true because we know what it is to feel targeted, hunted, and in this sort of danger — and because, when we were, there were Muslims who fought for us….more: FORWARD.COM

Is she a Christian Princess or a Muslim Princess?

The funeral of emperor Franz Joseph I. / Begräbnis von Kaiser Franz Joseph I. Where you can see the traditional Christian laddies…. more: THE VEIL ? The covering of face by women, since many centuries ago, is  a matter of debate among Muslim jurisprudents. We believe, the covering of face by…