(USA Today) — For her shoot, Aden returned to her home country of Kenya. She was born and remained at the Kakuma Refugee Camp until heading for the U.S. at the age of 7.
(RNS) — A look at how women of different religions stay covered up with swimwear.
PARIS (RNS) Almost anywhere else in France, a theologian could not have even been hired as a lecturer, much less rise to become a university president.
(RNS) Fourteen hundred years ago, the Quran warned that the spreading of indecent acts such as pornography only results in pain and misery for society.
(RNS) Why not let it all hang out? The Quran has the answer.
(RNS) First, they came for the Muslim women in the burkinis …
(RNS) The bans are a 'stupid reaction' to terrorism that do not improve security and fuel religious intolerance, the UN says.
PARIS -- A top French court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners.
BERLIN -- Restrictions on face and full-body veils are back in the spotlight in parts of Europe after some French cities banned the burkini swimsuit, saying the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, defies laws on secularism.
(RNS) Some French towns have banned the burkini, but in Israel, beaches have long catered to those who want to cover up.
(Reuters) The cities of Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet also have banned the burkini, arguing that the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, defies French laws on secularism.
PARIS (RNS) The arrival of the burkini has rocked headlines in Europe, sparking a strong French reaction and a more flexible treatment in Britain.