Niqab Canada

Althia Raj

Do Tories Want To Ban Headscarves At Citizenship Ceremonies Now? | Althia Raj | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Chris Alexander suggested Wednesday that he does not want Muslim women to wear traditional headscarves during citizens...

Woman Ordered To Remove Niqab By Toronto Court

CBC | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada

An Ontario judge has ruled a woman must remove her niqab to testify in a Toronto sexual assault case. Justice Norris Weisman announced his decision...

Media Bites: How Niqabs Brought Canadian Media Together

J.J. McCullough | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday ruled that burka-clad women are allowed to keep themselves burka'd whilst testifying at trial. Or something like that. "Sometimes niqab in court will be OK. Sometimes niqab will not be OK," David Frum summarizes.

Not The First Time Niqab Has Caused Controversy

CBC | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics

In recent years, courts and lawmakers have had to address issues around wearing a niqab, a veil worn by some Muslim women that covers all of the face,...

Top Court Rules On Niqab

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - A sharply divided Supreme Court of Canada was not able to definitively rule Thursday whether a woman can wear a religious veil known as a niq...

Okay For Court?

CBC | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics

A case to be decided Thursday by the Supreme Court of Canada on whether a Muslim woman can wear a niqab while testifying against two men whom she says...

Veiled Threat: Niqab in the Courtroom

J.S. Vijaya | Posted 02.20.2012 | Canada
J.S. Vijaya

I have conducted hundreds of trials. I can tell you that during trial many things go on simultaneously in the courtroom. The cross-examiner listens and watches very carefully to every inflection, every movement, every subtle change of mood, and facial tics that the witness conveys while testifying.

Althia Raj

No Niqabs During Citizenship Ceremonies: Ottawa | Althia Raj | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Conservative government’s announcement Monday that it will prevent Muslim women from wearing face coverings during citizenship ceremo...

To Veil or Not to Veil -- Is That Really the Question?

Mubin Shaikh | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada
Mubin Shaikh

Before the Supreme Court now is the question of whether a veil-wearing Muslim woman should be allowed to testify in court with the niqab remaining on. It is a full and complete travesty that this case has been made to be about the face covering and not about the sexual abuse this woman alleges she suffered.

Niqab Case Goes To Supreme Court

CBC | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics