Tag Archives: Hair

S’PORE STUDENT TROLLS DISCIPLINE MASTER WHO INSISTS ON CUTTING OFF HIS “LONG” HAIR

In Singapore schools have a strict no long hair, no coloured hair grooming rule. But sometimes when you blindly enforce rules, things might not always make sense. Anyway, i was 15 years old and my school DM (discipline master) had an issue with my hair being too long,he wanted to cut my hair and i protested. I told him that i was not giving him consent and that i would be shaving my head for the hair for hope cancer charity thingy the next day anyway so cutting my hair now would be a little dumb.

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Why Sikhs Can Keep Beards But Muslims Cannot in SAF?

During my 4th ICT, I have a corporal posted into my unit. He’s a Muslim with facial hair just like our Sikh friend in this picture. Not trying to stir any racial/religion issue here. But upon in pro, he was asked to rid of his facial hair without any second chances. In Islam, Muslim men are encouraged to keep beards. But how is it that our dear Sikh brothers are allowed to keep facial hairs but our Muslim brothers are not allowed. This shows that the SAF is cultivating double standards.

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