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Kyrgyzstan President On Burka Ban: ‘Women In Mini Skirts Don’t Become Islamic Terrorists’

Kyrgyzstan President On Burka Ban: ‘Women In Mini Skirts Don’t Become Islamic Terrorists’

Date Published: 
Tuesday, 16 August, 2016
Summary: 

People who wear Islamic clothing such as a burqa are more likely to become radicalised and plot terror attacks, the President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev has said. His remarks, which have provoked widespread criticism, were offered as part of a national debate on Kyrgyzstan’s cultural identity.