'Not scared!' Young Muslim women in India protest hijab ban

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Published: 2022-02-10 15:47

Last Updated: 2022-08-13 21:30


'Not scared!' Young Muslim women in India protest hijab ban
'Not scared!' Young Muslim women in India protest hijab ban

Young Muslim women gathered in New Delhi Wednesday to protest as the hijab row in India intensifies

“We have working minds, we can speak clearly, we are intellectual. We are more than intellectual. We can speak our minds clearly and proudly,” said Aiman Saifi, a student in the capital.

Meanwhile in Udupi in Karnataka state, one of the young women barred from attending class for wearing an Islamic headscarf said: “We are receiving so many threats and I can see people following us, but I’m not scared of them. I’m really not scared of them! You know, I am asking for my justice and I hope I will get justice and I am waiting for my victory!”