The spiritual administration of Muslims recalled the importance of federalism in the debate about the hijab

In the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) proposed to solve the issue of the admissibility of the hijab in schools from a regional perspective. About it in interview to “” said the first Deputy Chairman of the DUM of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.

“In the word “Federation” is the main mechanism and philosophy of the state, according to which without taking into account the characteristics of the population residing in a particular region, we are not able to build a harmonious society. If we do not adopt features of another, different for us human, we will never find harmony,” he explained.

Mukhetdinov reminded that now in Russia there are 25 to 30 million Muslims, representing 15 percent of the total population. In the near future they will be 20-25 percent. “Do not consider their vote would be a disaster for the country”, — said the representative of DOOM.

On January 26, the mufti of Chechnya Salah Haji Mezhiev has called the ban on the wearing of Islamic headscarves in educational establishments of the Republic of Mordovia infringement of human rights.

A day earlier the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that, according to the Russian Constitution, citizens are guaranteed freedom of conscience and religion. “My three daughters in school, wearing the hijab, have great grades. Olga Vasilyeva requires that they handkerchiefs? Girls this will never do,” he said.

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On January 24 the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva said that the question already decided by the Constitutional court, postanowili that the hijab has no place in school. “I don’t think truly religious people attribute their attitude to the faith, we try to emphasize,” said she.

The leadership of Mordovia Republic has banned teachers and students at the school in the village of Belozerye to wear the Islamic headscarf in order to prevent extremism on the eve of the world Cup, which Russia will host in 2018.

In 2015 the Supreme court of Russia upheld the ban on wearing headscarves and other religious paraphernalia, as well as mini-skirts, jeans, clothing with plunging neckline and body piercing in schools of Mordovia. Initially, the ban was established by the government of the Republic.