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November 5, 2008

Egyptian life: On TV, in a veil

Filed under: General,Religious — wan muhamad azmi mamat @ 8:51 am

When I covered my hair, I didn’t lose my ability to read the news

Egyptian television presenter Ghada El Tawil was allowed back on air last week after a six-year absence, in which she won the legal right to wear an Islamic headscarf, known as hijab, on screen. She tells BBC News about her fight.

“I have waited six years for this moment – to present television wearing my hijab.”

Read more here.

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