France has now officially outlawed the Islamic niqab or burqa in public. Where's the liberté in that?
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The debate on the merits of the face veil must come from within the religion, not imposed from without. When European governments inject themselves in...
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...
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.
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