World Bulletin / News Desk
Azerbaijani capital, Baku, have forcibly dispersed dozens of protesters gathering outside the Ministry of Education to demand that a ban on Islamic head scarves in school be lifted.
More than 100 protesters were picketing the ministry building.
Protesters held placards with slogans like "Freedom to Hijab!" "Stop Islamophobia," and "Islam Will Win!" Dozens of police used truncheons against the activists, reported Radio Free.
Several of the protesters, who opposed to the police intervention, were detained.
Police and a protester armed with a wooden stick clash in front of the Azerbaijani Education Ministry building in Baku on October 5.
Azerbaijan is a mainly Muslim country with deep Islamic traditions. But, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Education officially banned head scarves for girls at schools.
Muslim activists have occasionally protested the ban for some time.
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