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Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

By News Desk Hajah Bah and Fatmata Mansaray, both cousins and students of Freedom High School, Virginia, allege that the school administrators harassed them over their decision to don hijabs. PHOTO: INSIDE NOVA Two Muslim students in a US school were allegedly sent home for wearing hijabs without carrying notes from parents. Hajah Bah and […]

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

KARACHI (Our Desk) – A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against the demolition of a school building in Soldier Bazar area on Monday. The school building was demolished in an overnight operation which led to propelled authorities to take action against the land mafia. The students of school appealed Sindh Chief Minister Syed […]

Gatekeeper forced to teach at school in Hyderabad

Gatekeeper forced to teach at school in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: The absence of teachers has pushed a school’s gatekeeper to the classroom in Gul Muhammad Thora village of Hyderabad. While talking to Geo News, the gatekeeper, Iftikhar Ali, said the local administration officials and residents of the area have threatened him of withholding his salary if he refuses to teach the students. The school has over […]

Muslim girl driven out of school bus in US for wearing hijab

Muslim girl driven out of school bus in US for wearing hijab

UTAH (Yes news) – A Muslim girl was thrown out of a school bus twice in Utah state of US for donning a hijab. The 15-year-old girl, Janna Bakeer, is a student in Timpview High School in Provo City, Utah.  She was taking the bus to home when the driver while using the bus’s intercom […]

Great Mosque in Djenne, The Largest Mud-Brick Building in The World

Great Mosque in Djenne, The Largest Mud-Brick Building in The World

Founded in 800 AD, the town of Djenne in central Mali, is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s oldest cities. Situated on an island in the Niger River delta, Djenne became the natural hub for traders who shuttled their goods such as salt, gold and slaves in and out of Timbuktu. Through the years Djenne also became […]

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is not your usual school of arts, as you may have already guessed from its name. It’s a place of “alternative drawing” where students draw gorgeous corset-clad, feather-covered burlesque dancers in various stages of undress, compete in contests and win wacky prizes. Refreshments, prizes and plenty of alcohol go around making […]

Chinese Sports School: Training or Torture?

Chinese Sports School: Training or Torture?

“Sport is a serious business at the Shichahai School, which is one of more than 300 elite, and controversial, government-funded academies devoted to training the next generation of Chinese athletes”, writes Telegraph in a report published in 2008, just before the Beijing Olympics. Training for sports starts at a young age in China. Most were […]