Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings

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Published on April 29, 2019 - Duration: 00:37s

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings

Business Insider reports Sri Lanka on Sunday issued an emergency ban on face coverings for Muslim women in the wake of the Sri Lanka bombings last week that left over 250 people deadand scores more injured.

The temporary measure was ordered by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, and also bans all types of face coverings that could hide someone's identity.

The law will go into effect on Monday.


Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings

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