niqab ban

Danish Fashion Designer Mocks ‘Burqa Ban’ and Police on Runway

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than a fashion statement in Denmark on Wednesday by showcasing models wearing the conservative Muslim niqab, and others dressed as police officers, days after a law banning the full-face coverings worn

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than …

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 Government Agrees Ban on Islamic Veil in Public

Austria’s governing coalition has agreed to prohibit full-face veils in courts, schools and other “public places” as part of a package of reforms drawn up after more than a week of negotiations.

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British Muslim Cleric Calls for Burqa Ban

An Oxford-based Muslim cleric has called for Britain to ban the burqa, arguing that the wearing of a face veil is not Islamic but the product of a misogynistic culture.

BLACKBURN, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 14: A Muslim woman wearing a niqab veil protests outside Bangor Street Community centre where Leader of the House of Commons Jack Straw is holding one of his weekend surgery appointments where he faced a protest by around 50 Muslim protesters on October 14, 2006, …