As a child I sometimes used to travel to the West Bank to visit my family so I know what the checkpoints felt like. I knew what it was like to live under occupation.
For many the hijab represents modesty piety and devotion to God and I truly respect that. But the hijab should not be used as a means of applying social pressure on people.
Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them.