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France Niqab Ban

France Stands By Ban On Full Veils After Riots

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

PARIS, July 22 (Reuters) - Interior Minister Manuel Valls defended on Monday France's ban on wearing full-face veils in public places after a police...

Longshot Presidential Candidate Challenges France's Ban Of Veil

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

PARIS — Kenza Drider's posters for the French presidential race are ready to go, months before the official campaign begins. There she is, the "...

Belgium Poised To Ban Muslim Veil

Religion News Service | Elizabeth Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Elizabeth Bryant Religion News Service PARIS (RNS) Belgium is poised to become Europe's first country to ban the face-covering Islamic veil, after...

A Jewish Voice Against the Burqa Ban

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

It is easy to see how the "burqa ban" might be misused as a part of a broader effort to stigmatize a religious population, one that already perceives itself to be on the margins of society.