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Oct 19, 2017
Canada's Quebec province passes law banning veils in public sector; rights groups say move marginalises Muslim womenQuebec will ban face coverings such as veils or niqabs for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday
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
Nov 17, 2015
Canada PM Justin Trudeau keeps election promise, ends legal fight to ban niqabCanada withdrew on Monday its appeal to the high court of a decision that struck down a popular ban on the niqab and swayed the outcome of recent legislative elections.
May 31, 2015
Behind the Niqab: What the world looks like through the veilPhotographs shot from behind the Niqab, worn by some conservative Muslim women, shows what the world looks like from through the veil.
Mar 12, 2015
Canadians tweet PM Stephen Harper for fashion advice after he criticises Muslim veilTwitter users turned to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for tongue-in-cheek fashion advice on Wednesday, the day after he said the niqab, a face covering veil worn by some Muslims, was rooted in an "anti-women" culture.
Oct 20, 2014
Australia's Parliament House lifts ban on burqas and niqabsAustralia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.
Jun 13, 2012
Women denied entry to France for refusing to lift veilsThree Saudi women were barred from entering France for refusing to remove their face veils.