Day: February 11, 2019

‘Hijab Prisoners in Algeria’ Young Girls Protest Being Forced to Wear Hijab

From Al Bawaba:   Hashtag #سجينات_الحجاب_في_الجزائر [Hijab prisoners in Algeria] has been flooding social media feed among Algerians for the past few days. A hashtag aimed at raising awareness about the psychological and social damage caused by forcing girls to wear hijab in a young age has stirred controversy in

Bahraini Refugee Footballer Hakeem al-Araibi to Be Freed By Thai Authorities

From Al Bawaba:   Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi is set to be released from custody after Thai authorities withdrew extradition proceedings against him.The 25-year-old travelled to Thailand on his honeymoon and was arrested upon arrival on November 27, detained on an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain’s request. Copyright © 2019