Belgium moves towards public ban on burka and niqab

Belgium has moved to the forefront of a campaign to restrict the wearing of the Muslim veil by women when a key vote left it on track to become the first European country to ban the burka and niqab in public: Daniel Bacquelaine, the liberal MP who proposed a bill to ban partial or total covering of faces in public places, said: “We cannot allow someone to claim the right to look at others without being seen.

via:[http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/mar/31/belgium-public-ban-burqa-niqab]

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