Switzerland on course to ban wearing of burqa and niqab in public places

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Switzerland is on course to follow France, Belgium and Austria after narrowly voting in a referendum to ban women from wearing the burqa...

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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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