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France Burka Ban

Paris Opera Cast Refuses To Perform Until Woman Wearing Full Veil Leaves Audience

The New York Times | DAN BILEFSKY | Posted 10.23.2014 | Religion

The government said Monday that it would circulate guidelines for cultural institutions on France’s law against wearing full veils in public places ...

France's Burqa Ban Gets New Scrutiny in European Court

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 02.17.2014 | World
Elizabeth Nicholas

The European Court of Human Rights is considering a case brought by an unnamed Muslim woman who says the French mandate that she remove her veil in public is an infringement on her religious, free speech, and privacy rights.

Two Women Detained As France's Islamic Veiling Ban Kicks In

AP | By CAMILLE RUSTICI | Posted 06.11.2011 | World

PARIS -- France's new ban on Islamic face veils was met with a burst of defiance Monday, as several women appeared veiled in front of Paris' Notre Dam...