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Belgium Burqa Ban

Belgian Far-Right Politician Promises Burqa Bounty

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

BRUSSELS, June 5 (Reuters) - Belgian right-wingers have offered to pay a 250 euros ($310) bounty to anyone who reports a veiled woman to police, the...

Dutch Government Drafts Burqa Ban Legislation

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch prime minister says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the burqa worn...

Belgium's Burqa Ban Divides Christians

Posted 09.26.2011 | Religion

By Jonathan Luxmoor c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS/ENInews) Belgian Christians expressed mixed reactions to the country's new "burqa ban," as ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Criticizes European Burqa Bans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion News Service/ENInews NAGPUR, India (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams deplored attempts by European gov...

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...