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Dutch MPs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ban Islamic Burqa in Public Buildings

Dutch MPs Vote Overwhelmingly to Ban Islamic Burqa in Public Buildings

Country: 
Netherlands (the)
News Date: 
29/11/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Dutch MPs on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to ban the Islamic full-face burqa from some public places such as schools and hospitals, the latest such move in a European country. “The law is adopted,” said the speaker of the lower house of parliament, Khadija Arib, referring to legislation which will also ban burqas, and face coverings just with eye-slits, from public transport.