Uzbek women advised not to wear hijab

Uzbek Authorities Advise Against Wearing Hijab On Independence Day – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2009

Women in Uzbekistan have told RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service that in the run-up to the anniversary, police officers are approaching those wearing hijabs and checking their identity papers.

The officers told the women not to wear the hijab on September 1, because their loose-fitting clothes could be used by terrorists to conceal their identities or to hide explosives


2 Responses to “Uzbek women advised not to wear hijab”

  1. thearwriter Says:

    We ae living in a world of 21st century. When will these people understand that. No one is expecting from the women to dress up competely open, but they are also human. As much as God created the ‘man’, God created the ‘woman’.

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