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Aug 18, 2017
Australia: Senator Pauline Hanson dons burqa in Parliament, demands ban on veilAustralian far-right senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women
Aug 17, 2017
Australian senator dons burqa in Parliament demanding ban on Muslim veilSenator Pauline Hanson, bottom left, wears a burqa during question time in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia on Thursday.
Aug 02, 2017
Bus seat under my burqa: Norway anti-immigration group mocked for mistaking empty chairs for women wearing veilsA Norwegian anti-immigration group has been widely mocked after a member of the group mistook a photograph of empty bus seats for six women wearing burqas.
Jun 12, 2017
Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutionsAfter France and the Netherlands, Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday
Apr 28, 2017
German parliament backs partial burqa ban, Merkel says 'they're not appropriate in her country'Members of Germany's lower house of parliament have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil or the burqa
Apr 23, 2017
UK far-right party UKIP to make burqa-ban a manifesto pledge in Britain electionsUKIP believes garments such as the burqa are a barrier to social harmony and a security risk.
Mar 04, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election 2017: How burqas are changing the dynamics of politics in the stateBJP's demand that the Election Commission deploy women police officials to check the identity of burqa-clad women in UP has touched upon an emerging issue.
Feb 15, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Is rise of religiosity on AMU campus a precursor to another 'Partition'?The rise of burqas and skullcaps on Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus could lead to another 'partition' of India, which need not be territorial.
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