Monday, 22 April 2019

Tag Archives: Burqa

Leicester: Indian-origin man jailed for burqa-clad robbery

LONDON: An Indian-origin robber who dressed up in a burqa to steal from a jewellery store while threatening a shop worker with a knife in the city of Leicester has been jailed for over four years behind bars. Imtiaz Patel, 42, had pleaded guilty to the knife-point robbery and possession ...

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First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil

COPENHAGEN: A 28-year-old woman wearing a niqab became the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a new controversial law banning full-face Islamic veils in public places, media reported. Police were called to a shopping centre in Horsholm, in the northeastern region of Nordsjaelland, where the woman had ...

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Mehwish Hayat talks about sexual harassment

LOLLYWOOD: Mehwish Hayat is one of Pakistan’s leading actors; she has been acting since she was a child and has managed to garner a huge fan following worldwide, because of her bold personality and phenomenal acting skills. In a recent interview with Wajahat Saeed Khan, the Actor In Law star shared ...

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Dutch senators approve partial ban on burqa

THE HAGUE: Dutch senators overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday to ban the Islamic full-face burqa from some public places such as schools and hospitals, ending years of discussion on a hot-button issue. “The Senate has agreed with the bill,” the upper house of parliament said in a statement on its ...

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Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

COPENHAGEN: The Danish parliament on Thursday passed a law banning the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces, becoming the latest European country to do so. “Anyone who wears a garment that hides the face in public will be punished with a fine,” says the law, which was passed by 75 votes ...

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Germany bans civil servants, judges, soldiers from wearing Burqa

BERLIN: Germany’s Bundestag lower house of parliament agreed to a draft law on Thursday that will prevent civil servants, judges, and soldiers in Germany from wearing full-face veils at work as part of security measures what they call a “precaution” to prevent extremist attacks. The move comes after Chancellor Angela ...

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