Sri Lanka to ban burqa on ‘national security’ grounds, says minister
Around 1,000 Islamic schools will also be shut for not being properly registered and not following the national curriculum.
Swiss outlaw face coverings in narrow vote on ‘burqa ban’
Although Islam was not mentioned, posters for the Yes campaign showed threatening looking women in black niqabs, and warned of Islamic extremism.
Ban on full facial coverings to be put to vote in Switzerland
The ban would mean that nobody could cover their face completely in public – whether in shops or the open countryside, although exceptions will be made for places of worship.