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Karnataka High Court’s verdict on hijab ban is a violation of religious freedom, says US panel

Scroll | 18/03/2022 09:50 PM | Click to read full article

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom on Thursday said that the Karnataka High Court's decision to uphold the ban on wearing hijab in state's educational institutions was a violation of religious freedom.

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom is an independent, bipartisan American government agency that monitors the universal right to freedom of religion and makes policy recommendations.