burqa

Quebec protest

Canada's Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sector

Debate has largely focused on the niqab worn by some Muslim women, which covers everything but the eyes.

By REUTERS
19/10/2017

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
price tag, Yitzhar, Bani Naeem [file]

Hate graffiti spray-painted on mosque in W. Bank

Mosque spray painted with slogans including "price tag" and "Yitzhar," the illegal outpost where IDF razed 2 buildings.

price tag, Yitzhar, Bani Naeem [file]

Vandals 'insult' Muhammad in 'price-tag' attack

Mosque spray painted with slogans including "price tag" and "Yitzhar," the illegal outpost where IDF razed 2 buildings.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
19/12/2011
A woman wearing the niqab, a veil worn by the most

Tearing the fabric of material speech

Like some Western governments, several Muslim states forbid Islamic dress in universities and official buildings.

By JUSTIN D. MARTIN
16/12/2010
Muslim women wearing burqas.

Australia may allow burka in court

Witness in fraud trial has sparked nationwide interest.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
05/08/2010
A WOMAN holds her passport in a Paris suburb last month.

MKs discuss France-like burka ban

Bill presented to Knesset regarded as unlikely to become law.

By Gil Stern Stern SHEFLER
16/07/2010
Muslim women wearing burqas.

Belgium set to ban burqa in July

Neighboring France and the Netherlands may also outlaw attire that is viewed by many in Western European societies as demeaning to women.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
17/04/2010
A covered Muslim woman in France

French PM asks government body to study burqa law

Parliamentary committee has recommended forbidding face-covering veils in public services.

By BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
30/01/2010
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