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Dec 06, 2016
Angela Merkel calls for ban on Muslim veils in GermanyAngela Merkel laid out her case for a fourth term as German chancellor on Tuesday, with a call to ban full-face Muslim veils and the promise of a tougher stance on immigration after a record influx of refugees
Oct 01, 2016
France's burkini ban misses nuanced aspects of Muslim women's adoption of hijabNo country is justified in banning the symbols of ‘choice’ in relation with hijab or burqa or categorically declaring it as compulsory attire in the name of social/political/religious morality and modesty
Sep 02, 2016
Burqa vs saffron scarf fight divides students in communally polarised coastal KarnatakaThe latest round of burqa versus the saffron scarf has the disturbing potential of further dividing an already communally polarised coastal Karnataka.
Aug 19, 2016
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere in favour of partial burqa banGerman Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere came out Friday in favour of a partial burqa ban amid a fierce national debate on integration. "We agree that we reject the burqa, we agree that we want to introduce a legal requirement to show one's face in places where it is necessary for our society's coexistence - at the wheel, at public offices, at the registry office, in schools and universities, in the civil service, in court," he said after a meeting with regional counterparts from his conservative party.
Aug 13, 2016
Cannes ban on full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches touted as anti-MuslimThe French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons, a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens religious tensions.
Jul 11, 2016
'Burqa revolution' in Kerala was an early sign of Islam radicalisation in the stateFor many, burqas and beards were also just a harmless reaction to what they perceived to be Western propaganda against Islamic symbols. And they had a right to assert their identity.
Jan 19, 2016
UK PM David Cameron backs ban on burqas in schools but refuses to go the French wayUK Prime Minister David Cameron has backed a ban on face-covering veils such as burqas in schools, courts and at border check points in the country.
Oct 27, 2015
Women in Islamic countries like wearing burqas as they don't need to wear make-up: TrumpIn yet another controversial jibe, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said women in the Islamic world like wearing burqas because it is easier as they do not have to wear makeup.
Jan 14, 2015
China bans burqa in Xinjiang city with largest Muslim populationThe capital of China's Xinjiang has banned the wearing of burqa in public, the regional government said on Thursday.
Nov 07, 2014
Us versus them: How Europe turned its back on multi-culturalismWho killed multi-culturalism? Was it the host countries in Europe who grew less tolerant towards newcomers, or the immigrants who refused to integrate even culturally?