Spain's justice minister says the government favors barring women from wearing burqas in government buildings.
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Francisco Caamano said Tuesday that face-covering Islamic garments are degrading to women and the restriction will be included in an upcoming bill governing religious issues.
The so-called religious freedom bill would also prohibit religious symbols like crucifixes in state-owned buildings like schools and hospitals.
Source: AFP (English)