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'Under the Nazis, Jews couldn't choose'

'Under the Nazis, Jews couldn't choose'

Dutch Jewish leader protests comparisons between burqa ban and the Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 16/08/2019 08:07
In Germany it is forbidden to criticize the Islamic veil

In Germany it is forbidden to criticize the Islamic veil

The price you pay to criticize the veil is well known in Germany. Giulio Meotti, 05/07/2019 06:28
D-Day? Europe is imbued with anti-Americanism

D-Day? Europe is imbued with anti-Americanism

There is no European identity, but there is consensus on two fronts: anti-Americanism and anti-Zionism, which go hand in hand. Giulio Meotti, 07/06/2019 14:30
Austria bans students from wearing burqas

Austria bans students from wearing burqas

Austrian government approves bill banning wearing of Islamic head covering in public by students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2019 20:15
Sri Lanka bans burqa following terror attack

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, 29/04/2019 05:03
New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

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, 29/03/2019 04:09
French sports retailer won't sell hijab

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, 27/02/2019 03:09
Denmark's ban on Islamic face veils comes into force

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, 02/08/2018 05:45
Denmark bans Islamic face veils

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, 01/06/2018 03:06
Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils

Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils

Danish government proposes ban on niqab and burqa in public spaces.Ben Ariel, 07/02/2018 06:37
Quebec bans Muslim face coverings

Quebec bans Muslim face coverings

Canadian province bans public workers from wearing full-face coverings, wearing niqabs and burqas on public transit.Gary Willig, 19/10/2017 17:31
Denmark to become latest EU nation to ban burqas

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, 09/10/2017 18:46
Austria's 'burqa ban' goes into effect

Austria's 'burqa ban' goes into effect

Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering comes into force.Elad Benari, 02/10/2017 05:16
Austria bans burqas, other face coverings

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, 28/09/2017 12:54
Austria to ban burqas starting October

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, 10/06/2017 00:55
Germany approves partial ban on burqa

Germany approves partial ban on burqa

New German law forbids public servants from wearing full-face Islamic veil while performing their duties.Ben Ariel, 28/04/2017 05:33
Austrian minister calls for Islamic headscarf ban

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, 09/01/2017 04:03
Dutch parliament votes to ban burqas

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, 29/11/2016 17:47
Norway seeks ban on burqas in classrooms

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, 06/10/2016 05:42
Q & A: Burqas and burquinis

Q & A: Burqas and burquinis

A famous feminist weighs in on the burquini affair.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 01/09/2016 00:10
While Islamists slaughter us, Europe plays Pokemon

While Islamists slaughter us, Europe plays Pokemon

Europe fiddles while it burns. Giulio Meotti, 21/08/2016 07:57
'Face veil has no place, but we can't ban it'

'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, 19/08/2016 03:46
Marseilles' burqini holiday

Marseilles' burqini holiday

Just another sign that Western relativism is now allied with fanatical Islam. Giulio Meotti, 09/08/2016 14:20
Mom, apple pie and burqas?

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, 08/04/2016 01:04
How Does Chad Beat Terror? Banning Burqas

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, 13/07/2015 12:32
America's Legal Rejection of Neutrality in Religious Matters

America's Legal Rejection of Neutrality in Religious Matters

Hijab on the job. How will this play out?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 07/06/2015 00:16
Dutch Cabinet Approves Partial Ban on Burqa

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, 23/05/2015 00:31
France: Woman Ejected from Opera for Wearing Veil

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, 21/10/2014 05:46
Back to the 'Garden of the Beasts'

Back to the 'Garden of the Beasts'

Deja vu?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 27/08/2014 19:36
European Rights Court to Rule on French Burqa Ban

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, 30/06/2014 15:49
French Court Upholds Ban on Muslim Face Veil

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, 09/01/2014 06:16
EU Court puts France Burqa Ban in Spotlight

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, 27/11/2013 19:43
British Minister: Ban Muslim Face Veils in Courts

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, 04/11/2013 04:43
Candidate: Want to Vote? Remove Your Burqa

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, 29/08/2013 16:38
Veiled Saudi Women Ejected from Paris Airport

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, 13/06/2012 15:22
Woman Fined for Driving while Wearing a Burqa

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, 30/12/2011 22:40
Canadian Imam Compares Canada to Nazi Germany

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., 16/12/2011 13:19
Chinese City Seeks Burqa Ban

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., 16/12/2011 13:06
Canada Bans Face Coverings for Citizenship Oath

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 18:54