Supreme Court Niqab

Respect Women? Say No to the Niqab

Farzana Hassan | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada
Farzana Hassan

2012-12-21-Farzana.jpg I firmly believe that legislation protecting the rights of women who are forced into wearing the niqab is not only desirable but essential. The influence of radicalism grows stronger by the day. These women are not only denied a face, but also a name and an identity.

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.

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