Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Belgium: €250 bounty for reporting a veiled woman
Women in Belgium risk a maximum fine of EUR 150 if they wear a full-face veil in public.
Dutch government OKs burqa ban
In April last year, France became the first European country to ban people from concealing their fac...
Dutch government drafts burqa ban legislation
The Dutch PM says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the bur...
Italian Parliament Commission approves burqa ban
A draft law banning women from wearing veils was approved in Italy.
Terrorists threaten Belgium for burqa ban
A terrorism-monitoring organization says jihadists are threatening Belgium for banning burqa.
Burqa ban in France is Britain`s gain
The burqa ban in France has led to resentment among wealthy shoppers from the Middle East who are no...
Burqa ban makes big deal of non-issue: Muslim leader
France is the first country in Europe to apply a ban on the wearing of burqa.
Ban on burqa comes into force in France
France becomes the first European country to enforce burqa ban.
Two women held for flouting French burqa ban
Two veiled women were among several people arrested in Paris on Monday at a demonstration against Fr...
French burqa ban goes into force on Monday
France threatens burqa-clad women with fines if they refuse to expose faces.
France firm on burqa ban despite Osama’s threat
Osama threatens to kill French citizens in revenge for a law to ban veils.
Now, Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday demanded a ban on burqa, calling the Muslim veil a threat to security inter...
Now Sena demands ban on burqa
Shiv Sena, which is facing flak over pushing Mumbai University to withdraw Rohinton Mistry`s Booker ...
France burqa ban passes last legal hurdle
France`s top legal authority approved a law banning full-face veils in public.
French women protest burqa ban by wearing niqab, hot pants
The 2 students who took to the Paris streets called themselves “Niqabitches”.
Muslims in Oz protest against proposal to ban burqa
The protesters condemned burqa ban as part of the West`s "war on Islam".
Majority of Britons favour a ban on burqa
A majority of Britons - around 67 percent - want to see the burqa banned in the country.
French lawmakers to debate burqa ban
French lawmakers will on Tuesday debate whether to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public, in the...
French `burqa ban` goes before Parliament
Mirroring moves in Belgium and Spain, lawmakers in France begin debate this week on a bill aimed a...
British MP seeks ban on `burqa`
MP has moved private members bill called Face Coverings (Regulation) Bill.
Council of Europe opposes bans on burqa
The council may torpedo burqa bans planned in some European countries.
Spanish city plans Islamic veil ban
Barcelona could be 1st large city in Spain to ban veil in public buildings.
Another Frenchwoman fined for driving wearing niqab
French police fined a woman for driving while wearing an Islamic veil, just weeks after a similar ...
French cabinet approves burqa ban law
The French cabinet approved a draft law to ban the Muslim full-face veil from public spaces.
Swiss region wants nationwide burqa ban
Burqa is "a symbol of the domination of men over women”, says a Swiss lawmaker.
Belgian vote to ban wearing of burqa in public
Belgian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to ban the wearing of Islamic burqa in public, pa...
Burqa ban! Not a good idea, says European rights chief
Banning the full Islamic veil would not liberate oppressed women and could push them to become even ...
After France, Germany mulls burqa ban!
As France has moved closer to a ban on burqas, German politicians are debating whether a similar mea...
Prepare burqa bill: French Prez to lawmakers
French President Nicolas Sarkozy told lawmakers on Wednesday that Parliament should pass a bill bann...
French Muslim minister favours full ban on burqa
In comments that could reignite the `burqa` controversy in France, a Muslim woman minister from the ...
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