The Malaysian Insider, 2 Feb 2014
The celebration of World Hijab Day (WHD) yesterday turned out to be a controversial affair in Singapore with the country's representative declaring having to "cease operations" today.
Singapore's WHD ambassador Seri Fatmawati Hambali posted a final status update on the official Singapore WHD Facebook page today, citing difficulties such as continued pressure and scrutiny from the Singapore government.
Seri Fatmawati called for understanding and hoped everyone would continue to spread awareness despite the "shutdown".
Singapore is the only country where the event was met with resistance. Full story