Irfan Al-Alawi

Irfan Al-Alawi is international director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism and a contributor to Islamist Watch.

Niqab, the Pseudo-Islamic Face-Veil


Countries from Italy to Sweden are debating the right of women to wear the niqab. Canada is the latest country to enter the fray, with the Muslim Canadian Congress desiring to ban it. Is such a ban possible in the U.S., where its prevalence is evident in certain urban centers, like Philadelphia? Muslim women’s wearing […]

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