“Police’s arguments on the postponment of jilbab for policewomen still reflect the ideological suspicion climate towards Islam”

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“These arguments are put forward by the generals of police. All of the arguments reflect the lack of knowledge about human rights, ignorance about Islam, rejecting plurality, and affirm the language of power. On the other hand, there may be a collision if the particulars assigned in non-Muslim-majority region, meaning harassing non-Muslims as intolerant and anti-plurality. Though the veil in the police is nothing new in democratic countries which even are Christian majorities such as in the United Kingdom or the United States,” Nasihin Masha, editor of the Republika daily.




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