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Tory Progressive Ruth Davidson Wants Burqa Protected Like Crucifix, Pro-EU Remainers to QUIT if Boris Becomes Leader

Leading Conservative Party progressive Ruth Davidson has attacked former foreign secretary Boris Johnson’s opposition to the burqa and has equated wearing the Islamic garment with the Christian cross, while Tory arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve has threatened to quit the party should Leave campaigner Johnson become leader in what appears to be a proxy battle over Brexit.

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Strong Majority of Brits Back Burqa Ban

Most Brits back a ban on Islamic burkas or niqabs, a new survey has found, and a significant portion said  Islam, in general, is not compatible with their British way of life.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 20: A Turkish girl stands in a crowd of women wearing burqas during the Shia holy day Ashura February 20, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Ashura is a Shia Muslim holy day, celebrated as the most important day of the longer Muharram festival. The Ashura festival commemorates …

Austrian Socialists Block Burqa Ban Bid

Austrian Foreign Minister and member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Sebastian Kurz has accused Socialist Party (SPÖ) coalition partner of blocking integration legislation that would ban the full-face Islamic veil.

A woman wearing a niqab, the islamic full veil, walks in a street of Lyon, eastern France, on January 25, 2010. A ban on the wearing of the full Islamic veil is being studied in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria. In France a parliamentary commission is …

Bulgaria Bans The Burqa

SOFIA (AFP) – Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.

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Poll: Majority Of Brits Support Burka Ban

The majority of the British public support banning the burka, with just 25 per cent opposing such a move, a new poll suggests.The survey by YouGov found that support for a ban was strongest among older Britons, with an overwhelming

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Senior German Ministers Call For Burka Ban

Senior German Ministers have called for a ban on wearing the burka to be included in the new “Berlin Declaration” security measures. One CDU member called the full-face veil “a symbol of oppression and parallel societies”.

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