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#Burqa

# burqa - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 5th 2018, 10:15 AM 9,326 Views 19 Comments

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

# burqa - Saturday 4 August, 2018

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports
# Fines
# Fines

First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports

Aug 4th 2018, 8:43 AM 25,589 Views 180 Comments

As of 1 August, wearing a burqa or the niqab in public carries a fine of 1,000 kroner.

# burqa - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 1st 2018, 7:12 PM 36,493 Views 233 Comments

“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 - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces
# Banned
# Banned

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

May 31st 2018, 6:58 PM 28,609 Views 189 Comments

Wearing a burqa, which covers a person’s entire face, or the niqab in public will lead to a fine of €134.

# burqa - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law
# Grey Area
# Grey Area

Man in shark costume fined under Austria's new 'burqa ban' law

Oct 10th 2017, 11:34 AM 11,827 Views 43 Comments

Police said there were certain “grey areas” in the law that need to be ironed out.

# burqa - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains
# Culture Of Fear
# Culture Of Fear

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 18,186 Views 104 Comments

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

# burqa - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament
# Pauline Hanson
# Pauline Hanson

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament

Aug 17th 2017, 10:18 AM 27,010 Views 133 Comments

Pauline Hanson said she was highlighting the safety risks of wearing the garment.

# burqa - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 6th 2016, 2:00 PM 18,830 Views 129 Comments

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

# burqa - Friday 19 August, 2016

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban
# Germany
# Germany

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban

Aug 19th 2016, 10:10 AM 13,736 Views 172 Comments

Last week he unveiled tough new anti-terror measures which included a proposal to strip jihadist fighters of their German nationality.

# burqa - Friday 12 August, 2016

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

Aug 12th 2016, 3:21 PM 25,935 Views 208 Comments

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

# burqa - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

Oct 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 13,192 Views 114 Comments

The plan was put forward due to security concerns since the rise of the Islamic State organisation.

# burqa - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# burqa - Monday 10 February, 2014

Fine Gael councillor Burqa ban comments 'not Fine Gael policy'
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

Fine Gael councillor Burqa ban comments 'not Fine Gael policy'

Feb 10th 2014, 7:50 PM 18,399 Views 254 Comments

“Whether it’s a balaclava or a burqa, we don’t go along in this free secular liberal republic state of anyone hiding the wearers identity,” the Cork councillor said today.

# burqa - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Anti-Muslim 'Irish voice' page to be reported to Gardaí, Facebook
# Racism
# Racism

Anti-Muslim 'Irish voice' page to be reported to Gardaí, Facebook

Jan 18th 2014, 5:07 PM 26,912 Views 295 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the tone of the Facebook page is “deeply worrying”.

# burqa - Monday 4 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 4th 2013, 10:10 PM 17,374 Views 72 Comments

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 - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

New Canadian citizens told to remove veils at swearing in ceremonies
# Canada
# Canada

New Canadian citizens told to remove veils at swearing in ceremonies

Dec 13th 2011, 4:15 PM 4,393 Views 52 Comments

Most Canadians find the practice of reciting the oath behind a veil disturbing and new Canadians should take it in view of their fellow citizens, the country’s immigration minister has said.

# burqa - Friday 19 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 19th 2011, 12:53 PM 3,442 Views 114 Comments

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

Poll: Do you agree with banning the burqa?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with banning the burqa?

Aug 19th 2011, 9:54 AM 11,693 Views 148 Comments

The issue of the traditional Islamic garment has become increasingly contentious in Europe in recent years – within both Muslim and non-Muslim communities. What are your thoughts?

# burqa - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Italy takes first steps to banning face veil
# Veil
# Veil

Italy takes first steps to banning face veil

Aug 3rd 2011, 3:34 PM 871 Views 62 Comments

The Berlusconi-backed bill follows on from the ban introduced in France and Belgium.

# burqa - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils
# Australia
# Australia

Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils

Jul 5th 2011, 11:07 AM 952 Views 10 Comments

Police in Australia’s most populous state will now be permitted to demand that a woman remove her face covering when investigating minor offences.

# burqa - Monday 11 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
Live Apr 11th 2011, 8:12 PM

The Daily Fix: Monday

France's face veil ban takes effect today
Live Apr 11th 2011, 10:14 AM

France's face veil ban takes effect today