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Dutch government approves burqa ban


January 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Jan 28 (IANS) The Dutch government Friday approved a ban on face-covering clothing, such as a burqa, a niqab, a forage cap, or a full face helmet, reported ... Read more...

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France’s burqa ban is Britain’s gain (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The burqa ban in France has sent wealthy shoppers from the Middle East flocking to London.London store Liberty has notched up a 45 percent increase of ... Read more...

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France’s burqa ban is Britain’s gain


July 27th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The burqa ban in France has led to resentment among wealthy shoppers from the Middle East who are now flocking to London for their shopping needs.London ... Read more...

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British Muslims arrested in France burqa ban protest


April 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): British Muslim radicals were among at least 61 people arrested in Paris for illegally protesting against the French Government's ban on the burqa.Anjem Chaudary, a British Muslim radical ... Read more...

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French police warned against arresting veiled Muslim women near mosques


April 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5(ANI): French Interior Minister Claude Guent has warned the country's police against arresting Muslim women covering up 'in or around' mosques.The strict instructions are contained in a nine-page circular issued ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni feared to be on ‘Al Qaeda’s hit list’


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Security around France's First Lady Carla Bruni Sarkozy has been tightened up amid fears that she may be the "priority target" of a terrorist assassination plot.Security services believe ... Read more...

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‘Britain must ban burqa to beat terrorism’


October 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Britain must ban the burqa if it wants to win the battle against Islamic extremism, an ally of French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said.Jacques Myard, a senior ally ... Read more...

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France court upholds the Burqa ban


October 8th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The last legal hurdle has been cleared and France has now officially banned the wearing of the Muslim burqa. The ban will be enforced next year.The Consell Constitutionell cleared the law ... Read more...

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Conseil Constitutionnel Upholds The Burqa Ban In France


October 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): France now joins the Dutch people in placing a ban on the Burqa. The law had been formulated last September when it had been ... Read more...

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British minister terms burqa ban un-British


July 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Banning the burqa, the Islamic full-body veil for women, will be "un-British" and contrary to a "tolerant and mutually respectful society", Britain's Immigration Minister Damian Green has ... Read more...

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Parliament Of France Approves Of The Burqa Ban


July 14th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The lower house of the parliament of France has recently given its approval to a ban on Islamic veils styled after the Burqa. This ... Read more...

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French National Assembly approves ban on burqa


July 14th, 2010 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (DPA) The lower house of the French parliament, the National Assembly, Tuesday passed a bill banning the wearing of the Islamic all-body veil, or burqa, in all public places. If ... Read more...

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Spanish senate calls for nationwide burqa ban


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 23 (DPA) The Spanish senate Wednesday approved a motion urging Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's government to ban Islamic all-body veils in public places. The government needed to take legal ... Read more...

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Spanish town bans burqa


May 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lerida (Spain), May 29 (ANI): The Catalan council of Lerida has approved a law prohibiting the use of full-face veils, the first authority in the country to do so.The move in ... Read more...

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Belgian parliament moves against burqa (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 30 (DPA) The lower house of the Belgian parliament approved a draft law Thursday banning the wearing of burqa in public and other types of Islamic veils, the Belga news ... Read more...

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Belgian parliament moves against burqas despite crisis


April 30th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 30 (DPA) The lower house of the Belgian parliament approved a draft law Thursday banning the wearing of burqa in public and other types of Islamic veils, the Belga news ... Read more...

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PM of Belgium Quits As Political Crisis There Defers A Vote On The Banning Of The Burqa


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 23, 2010 (Pen men at Work): The disintegration of the Belgian coalition government has thwarted the nation’s parliament from voting in Europe's first debarment on sporting the Islamic burqa in public.Prime ... Read more...

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Germany mulls burqa ban


January 31st, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 31 (RIA Novosti) As France has moved closer to a ban on burqas, German politicians are debating whether a similar measure was necessary in their own country, media reports said. After ... Read more...

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