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#Burqa ban

# burqa-ban - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect

Between 200 and 400 women are estimated to wear a burqa or niqab in the country of 17 million people.

# burqa-ban - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'There will be no burqa ban in Ireland'

Denmark, France and Belgium are just some of the countries that have banned the burqa.

# burqa-ban - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Women defiant as Denmark's full-face veil ban comes into effect

“When the mosque is one of the few places where we can (wear veils), then I think the law will mean that more people will go to the mosque.”

# burqa-ban - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland?

This week Angela Merkel has said that she supports prohibition of the burqa. Should we also ban face veils here in Ireland?

# burqa-ban - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

# burqa-ban - Friday 22 May, 2015

Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)

“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.

# burqa-ban - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here's why France's burqa ban 'does not violate human rights'

The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR.

# burqa-ban - Monday 4 November, 2013

Britain loses second terror suspect after he dons burqa and evades surveillance

Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 27, who was subject to an order restricting his movements, does not pose a direct threat to the public, the British Home Secretary insisted today.

# burqa-ban - Friday 19 August, 2011

Islam Ireland welcomes debate on burqa but government has no plans for ban

The Islamic Cultural Cente of Ireland has been responding to calls from a councillor in Cork to ban the burqa in Ireland.