Women Are Covering Their Faces in Solidarity to Protest Denmark's Veil Ban
Muslim and non-Muslim activists alike met up to prepare for a demonstration against Denmark's new “burqa ban.”
Protesters are wearing face veils to demonstrate 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."
Wearing a burqa in public is now a crime in Denmark
Lawmakers were free to vote in accordance with their personal views, and 74 did not vote at all.
Face coverings have “no place” in Norway’s schools, official says
Austria moves to ban the burqa to counter surging support for the far right
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Angela Merkel Wants to Ban Full-Face Veils in Germany
"The full veil is not appropriate here, it should be forbidden wherever that is legally possible. It does not belong to us."
Burkas may be banned from public places in Germany
"We reject the full veil — not just the burka but the other forms of full veil where only the eyes are visible," said Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Friday.
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Syrian women burned a burka after being freed from the Islamic State
Video footage from the city of Manbij in northern Syria shows a crowd cheering as a woman waves a swath of black fabric and sets it on fire.
What Do British Teachers Think About the Controversy Over Face Veils in Schools?
UK schools have considered banning face coverings, but teachers we spoke to said very few girls are wearing them in the first place.
The Legal Battle Over the Niqab Is Over in Canada
Justin Trudeau's government has dropped a legal challenge mounted by his predecessor after a Canadian court ruled that the government couldn't force a woman to remove her face-covering veil during a citizenship ceremonies.
New Survey Exposing Quebec’s Islamophobia Is Just Tip of Iceberg, Muslim Group Says
Justice Femme say growing intolerance is leading to increased violence.
Jubilation in Montreal as Trudeau Ushers in 'New Generation' of Leadership
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau defied early critics and polls to lead his party to a shockingly strong win in the longest Canadian election in over 100 years.