“Some people have been wearing the niqab for over 30 years and it is a very big part of their identity. Are they not citizens of this country? What about their rights?”
Muslim and non-Muslim activists alike met up to prepare for a demonstration against Denmark's new “burqa ban.”
“My life is going to change very drastically. It means every time I leave my front door I’m actually a criminal."
Lawmakers were free to vote in accordance with their personal views, and 74 did not vote at all.
We talked to people who are often judged because of how they look about how harmful ignorance can be.
The culture wars continue.
The province's ban came into effect this fall and prohibited anyone from covering their face while accessing or providing basic public services.
Quebec’s ban came into effect this fall and prohibited anyone from covering their face while accessing or providing basic public services
"The law is not repressive and does not include sanctions," said Quebec Justice Minister Stephanie Valee
Du skal ikke være burkabærende kvinde eller muslim for at føle dig krænket, du skal bare være menneske
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