Austria bans students from wearing burqas

Austrian government approves bill banning wearing of Islamic head covering in public by students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 8:15 PM

Sri Lanka bans burqa following terror attack

Sri Lanka's president bans garment worn by some Muslim women, says they are "a security risk".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 5:03 AM

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 4:09 AM

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sportswear retailer Decathlon scraps plans to sell hijab for women runners in France following public outcry.Elad Benari, 2/27/2019, 3:09 AM

Denmark's ban on Islamic face veils comes into force

Women protest new Danish legislation banning garments that cover the face, including the niqab or burqa.Elad Benari, 8/2/2018, 5:45 AM

Denmark bans Islamic face veils

Denmark approves law banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.Elad Benari, 6/1/2018, 3:06 AM

Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils

Danish government proposes ban on niqab and burqa in public spaces.Ben Ariel, 2/7/2018, 6:37 AM

Quebec bans Muslim face coverings

Canadian province bans public workers from wearing full-face coverings, wearing niqabs and burqas on public transit.Gary Willig, 10/19/2017, 5:31 PM

Denmark to become latest EU nation to ban burqas

Coalition parties support law banning full-face coverings, including burqas, following in the footsteps of five European countries.Gary Willig, 10/9/2017, 6:46 PM

Austria's 'burqa ban' goes into effect

Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering comes into force.Elad Benari, 10/2/2017, 5:16 AM

Austria bans burqas, other face coverings

Austria becomes fifth European country to ban Muslim head coverings in public, also bans scarves, masks, and clown paint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 12:54 PM

Austria to ban burqas starting October

New Austrian legislation will ban the full-face Islamic veil in public places starting October 1.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/10/2017, 12:55 AM

Germany approves partial ban on burqa

New German law forbids public servants from wearing full-face Islamic veil while performing their duties.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2017, 5:33 AM

Austrian minister calls for Islamic headscarf ban

Austria's Foreign Affairs Minister says public servants, including school teachers, should be banned from wearing the Islamic headscarf.Nissan Tzur, 1/9/2017, 4:03 AM

Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas

The lower house of the Dutch Parliament voted to ban wearing articles of clothing that fully cover the face - such as burqas and niqabs.Tal Polon, 11/29/2016, 5:47 PM

Norway seeks ban on burqas in classrooms

Norway's government announces plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil from classrooms and university lecture halls.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2016, 5:42 AM

Q & A: Burqas and burquinis

A famous feminist weighs in on the burquini affair.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 9/1/2016, 12:10 AM

While Islamists slaughter us, Europe plays Pokemon

Europe fiddles while it burns. Giulio Meotti, 8/21/2016, 7:57 AM

'Face veil has no place, but we can't ban it'

Germany’s Interior Minister says Muslim face veil is not compatible with German society but can't be banned due to constitutional issues.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2016, 3:46 AM

Marseilles' burqini holiday

Just another sign that Western relativism is now allied with fanatical Islam. Giulio Meotti, 8/9/2016, 2:20 PM

Mom, apple pie and burqas?

Western women who don Islamist clothing for fun forget that Muslim women don't have a choice in the matter.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/8/2016, 1:04 AM

How Does Chad Beat Terror? Banning Burqas

West can learn from Africa? After suicide bomber dresses as woman, Muslim-majority Chad vows to arrest anyone in full-face veil.Ari Yashar, 7/13/2015, 12:32 PM

America's Legal Rejection of Neutrality in Religious Matters

Hijab on the job. How will this play out?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/7/2015, 12:16 AM

Dutch Cabinet Approves Partial Ban on Burqa

Dutch cabinet approves a partial ban on wearing the Islamic veil in schools, hospitals and on public transport.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/23/2015, 12:31 AM

France: Woman Ejected from Opera for Wearing Veil

Paris opera house ejects a woman for wearing a veil covering her face and which was outlawed in 2011.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2014, 5:46 AM

Back to the 'Garden of the Beasts'

Deja vu?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 8/27/2014, 7:36 PM

European Rights Court to Rule on French Burqa Ban

A woman, 24, is seeking to persuade the European Court of Human Rights to categorize the French law as discriminatory.AFP, 6/30/2014, 3:49 PM

French Court Upholds Ban on Muslim Face Veil

French court convicts woman for wearing a full-face veil in public, rejects bid to have the country's burqa ban declared unconstitutional.Elad Benari, 1/9/2014, 6:16 AM

EU Court puts France Burqa Ban in Spotlight

Meanwhile, a Paris court upholds the right of a nursery to fire a female employee who insisted on wearing an Islamic headscarf.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2013, 7:43 PM

British Minister: Ban Muslim Face Veils in Courts

The Muslim face veils worn by women are a "peculiar costume in the 21st century," says Minister Kenneth Clarke.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 4:43 AM

Candidate: Want to Vote? Remove Your Burqa

A Jewish candidate in the Jerusalem city elections calls to require Muslim women to show their faces. ‘Burqas are used for vote fraud.’Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 4:38 PM

Veiled Saudi Women Ejected from Paris Airport

France is enforcing a year-old ban on the "niqab" and not allowing Muslim women into the country if they refuse to take off a face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 3:22 PM

Woman Fined for Driving while Wearing a Burqa

Muslim woman in France fined after being caught driving while wearing a burqa - which is banned in France.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/30/2011, 10:40 PM

Canadian Imam Compares Canada to Nazi Germany

A controversial Muslim cleric in Canada compared the country to Nazi Germany over a policy banning veils during the citizenship oath.Gabe Kahn., 12/16/2011, 1:19 PM

Chinese City Seeks Burqa Ban

A city in the heavily Muslim reaches of Western China wants to ban veils, traditional Arab dress, and long beards to stem religious fervorGabe Kahn., 12/16/2011, 1:06 PM

Canada Bans Face Coverings for Citizenship Oath

Canada has banned the wearing of face coverings - including the burqa or hijab - during the citizenship oath.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011, 6:54 PM