The success of an Bosnian official who wears an Islamic head covering is raising questions about whether it is truly a symbol of repression.
Students study at a classroom in a religious school on the outskirts of Visoko, Bosnia. Many reject the idea that the hijab is a symbol of repression. “When we cover our heads we say, ‘Okay, I’m a Muslim and I’m open,’ ” one said. Laura Boushnak/For The Washington Post Buy Photo