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#Burqa ban

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'There will be no burqa ban in Ireland' No Plans

Leo Varadkar: 'There will be no burqa ban in Ireland'

Denmark, France and Belgium are just some of the countries that have banned the burqa.

From TheJournal.ie Women defiant as Denmark's full-face veil ban comes into effect Burqa Ban

Women defiant as Denmark's full-face veil ban comes into effect

“When the mosque is one of the few places where we can (wear veils), then I think the law will mean that more people will go to the mosque.”

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland? Burqa Ban

Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland?

This week Angela Merkel has said that she supports prohibition of the burqa. Should we also ban face veils here in Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie 'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany Burqa Ban

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of) Netherlands

Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)

“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why France's burqa ban 'does not violate human rights' Living Together

Here's why France's burqa ban 'does not violate human rights'

The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR.

From TheJournal.ie Britain loses second terror suspect after he dons burqa and evades surveillance United Kingdom

Britain loses second terror suspect after he dons burqa and evades surveillance

Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 27, who was subject to an order restricting his movements, does not pose a direct threat to the public, the British Home Secretary insisted today.

From TheJournal.ie Islam Ireland welcomes debate on burqa but government has no plans for ban Burqa

Islam Ireland welcomes debate on burqa but government has no plans for ban

The Islamic Cultural Cente of Ireland has been responding to calls from a councillor in Cork to ban the burqa in Ireland.