Monday, 25 October 2021

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Sri Lanka says burqa ban is for national security

COLOMBO – The Sri Lankan government insisted Tuesday that preventing Muslim women from wearing a burqa or niqab was a national security move, as it faced protests over the decision. Sri Lankan Muslims decried the measure as a new act of discrimination against their community, which accounts for 10 percent ...

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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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