Swiss Narrowly Back Proposal to Ban Face Coverings in Public

Credit: Newsmax- Published on March 7, 2021
Swiss voters narrowly approved on Sunday a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women in the country and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters.The measure will outlaw covering one's face in public places like restaurants,...

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Published on March 8, 2021 -  01:24
Switzerland votes to ban burqa in referendum | Niqab ban | Oneindia News
51.21% Of Swiss voters on Sunday decided to outlaw face coverings or the burqa and niqab worn by islamic women in public. Supporters of the ban say face coverings are "a symbol for this extreme, political Islam which has become increasingly prominent in Europe and which has no place in Switzerlandโ€. However, opponents believe the ban is oppressive and racist. #Switzerland #BurqaBan #Islam

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