Spain: Gov't favors burka ban

Spain: Gov't favors burka ban

Spain's justice minister says the government favors barring women from wearing burqas in government buildings.

This article was prepared by the Islam in Europe blog -

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)

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