Tag: Mahsa Amini

Iran: Dichotomy, Fault Lines & Lies
Featured, Middle East, World

Iran: Dichotomy, Fault Lines & Lies

Muslim women globally seek to be free from the hijab and burka. In India, it is the other way. Radical religious fanatics push for the regressive dress code. While the extremist Islamists – jihadists came to claim the link between hijab and Islam, women and girls have made attempts to free women from this barbaric […]

Hijab: A Symbol of Choice or Social Oppression?
Asia, Featured, Middle East, World

Hijab: A Symbol of Choice or Social Oppression?

Hijab has been one of the most tweeted and searched keywords on the internet in the past few months. After the students’ protest in Karnataka in early 2022, the question of the Hijab regained public consciousness after the death of Mahsa Amini in the state of Iran. Late Ms Amini was a 22-year-old Kurdish woman […]