Monday, April 16, 2007

Hijab Loses Again in Canada

CTV Toronto: A Quebec taekwondo team consisting mainly of Muslim girls withdrew from a tournament after they were barred from taking part while wearing their hijabs...
The fear is that part of the hijab could come loose during a about. Taekwondo involves kicks and throws. The team is made up of six girls between eight and 12 years old, and is affiliated with a Muslim community centre in Montreal... Full story. +
+ Hijab in Soccer: Quebec said hijab violated a no-headgear rule set down by FIFA for safety reasons...Ontario's soccer association lets players wear religious headgear, while Quebec's rules are more vague (scroll down for story)


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