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Amsterdam councilor dons yellow burka for Pride parade

The stunt was in response to a new law by the Dutch government that came into effect last week, which banned the wearing of face-covering garments such as a burka or niqab in public institutions.

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Women protest ban of burka swimsuits in France

What began as a burkini ban within a single resort quickly spread across the rest of the state to country clubs, public and private pools alike.

Denmark set to become next European country to ban burqas

Full and partial face veils such as burqas and niqabs divide opinion across Europe.

By REUTERS
06/10/2017

Burka ban goes into effect in Austria

"Acceptance and respect of Austrian values are basic conditions for successful cohabitation between the majority Austrian population and people from third countries living in Austria."

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
02/10/2017
Rabbi holds boy for circumcision

The circumcision dilemma

There is a new awareness of the ideals that underlie Europe’s libertarian societies and the need to defend them.

By MARC NEUGROESCHEL
04/07/2012
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Purim party, Tel Aviv style

God only knows what connection zombies have with the Jewish people’s vindication back in Persia.

By DEBORAH S. DANAN
15/03/2012
Fatima Elatik

'Dutch burka ban would only affect 100 women'

"Banning veil might make it more popular,” says Elatik, an Amsterdam-born practicing Muslim of Moroccan descent.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ , JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
31/01/2012
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French court hands down first 'burka ban' fines

Two Muslim women fined for wearing veils in public, pledge to appeal ruling; violators of law liable to fine of up to 150 euros, citizenship lessons.

By REUTERS
22/09/2011
A woman in a burka

Veiled woman held as France enforces ban

Mother of four detained in Paris for wearing full Muslim face veil after a ban goes into effect.

By REUTERS
12/04/2011
A woman in a burka

France: 2 women arrested protesting new burka ban law

Women wearing the Muslim nikab or full face veil will be fined 150 euro; law is first of its kind in Europe.

By REUTERS
11/04/2011
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