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Feb24

Turkey’s modest fashion entrepreneurs

By: Dicle Eşiyok Source: Ahval A number of young conservative women in Turkey have turned their popularity on social media into business success in recent years, creating their own fashion lines and even working with multinational companies. Islamic fashion is a huge industry; there are more than 300,000 Turkish accounts on Instagram alone that provide advice and tips on wearing the hijab. Conservative women widely popular in social media have insisted that what they were promoting was not fashion, but what they called “measured attire”. “Hijab is not subject to fashion. Its principles, measures, and conditions are set and cannot be changed. We are interested in measured attires...

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Feb17

Bye boyfriend, hi husband!

By: A Muslim Sister Source: MuslimVillage Most of the time, when I talk about this topic, the responses I get are: “But I love him so much!” “I can’t live without him!” “We are struggling to make it halal.” “I can’t find anyone better than him.” And the list goes on. You may feel nobody feels for you or nobody gets you. We do! However, what is haram, remains haram! —- I know it is difficult to say goodbye to the person that you love the most. And I know deep – DEEP inside you the guilty conscious is killing you, knowing you’re disobeying Allah, yet you’re not strong enough to let him go....

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Feb10

Turkey blasts China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims

By: AFP Source: AFP Turkey has condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great embarrassment for humanity”, adding to rights groups’ recent criticism over mass detentions of the Turkic-speaking minority. “The systematic assimilation policy of Chinese authorities towards Uighur Turks is a great embarrassment for humanity,” Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said in a statement. Aksoy also said Turkey had learned of the “tragic” death in custody on Saturday of Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit. “We’ve learned with great sorrow that dignified poet Abdurehim Heyit, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for his compositions, died in the...

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