The Unpleasant Meanings of Sri Lanka’s Hijab Ban – The Ladies Finger

What does the hijab say about national security? It would make more sense to ban backpacks, the kind the bombers used. It was the backpack that raised the suspicion of Ramesh Raju who stopped the bomber from entering the Zion church in Batticaloa, saved many lives and lost his own.

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Tens of thousands to join Glasgow march for Scottish independence

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Rally comes as polls indicate SNP likely to make gains in European elections

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon in the largest show of support for Scottish independence since Nicola Sturgeon said she would introduce legislation to hold a second independence referendum.

The All Under One Banner event, which will be led by a single flag-bearer and a pipe band, will leave Kelvingrove Park at 1.30pm, following a route west to east through the city centre, before ending with a rally at Glasgow Green.

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