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First day of face veil ban in Sri Lanka turns chaotic

April 30, 2019 4:34 am0 comments
First day of face veil ban in Sri Lanka turns chaotic

Monday is the first day of the latest ban on face veils in Sri Lanka and amid fresh security many Muslim women spoke against the move keeping the hope that it would be a temporary measure. The ban was announced Saturday night in the wake of new intelligence input that […]

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Europe Proposes Ban of Several Single-Use Plastic Products

May 28, 2018 11:38 pm0 comments
Europe Proposes Ban of Several Single-Use Plastic Products

Europe has drafted rules as a proposal to ban single-use plastic items such as straws, cutlery, plates, drink stirrers and cotton buds citing the oceans need to be clean. The proposal lists ten single-use plastic items which make up 70 percent of all litter in the waters and beaches of […]

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China Bans Abnormal Facial Hair, Veils In Xinjiang Province

March 30, 2017 7:28 pm0 comments
China Bans Abnormal Facial Hair, Veils In Xinjiang Province

To curb extremism and radicalization China has announced a ban on “abnormal” facial hair and veils in public places in its predominantly Muslim Xinjiang province that borders Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Local authorities released a statement saying the new rules will be effective from Saturday. On the official website the […]

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Will Trump Ban Muslims From Entering United States Is Widely Debated

November 11, 2016 11:22 pm0 comments
Will Trump Ban Muslims From Entering United States Is Widely Debated

It is not yet very clear whether President-elect Donald Trump would bar completely all Muslims from entering the United States as he had earlier mentioned in his election campaign. The campaign website still mentions a total and complete shutdown of Muslims from entering the country. In December the Muslim ban […]

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Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags, Urging Biodegradable Bags Use

October 22, 2016 10:13 pm0 comments
Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags, Urging Biodegradable Bags Use

Tanzania has completely banned use of plastic bags in the country and from January 1, 2017, businesses need to either adopt new technologies or shut down facilities. Luhaga Mpina, deputy Minister in the Vice President’s Office (Union Affairs and Environment), led a government team that presented a draft of regulations […]

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It’s Historic Day. Ban On Transgender To Serve US Military Lifted

June 30, 2016 11:11 pm0 comments
It’s Historic Day. Ban On Transgender To Serve US Military Lifted

Until now transgender were not allowed to serve the US military openly, but Thursday’s announcement by Pentagon has brought to end the ban. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made the announcement and with this one of the last barriers to US military service by an individual wraps up completely. He had […]

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