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Burqa Ban Europe

The Ban: Hiding Our Deepest Fears Behind the Burqa

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

The burqa ban has nothing to do with protecting women's rights. It's a handout to far-right political parties at the cost of marginalizing a group that is already marginalized: Muslim communities in Europe.

Don't Ban the Burqa, Just Shun Its Use

Alex Wilhelm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alex Wilhelm

At the risk of estranging my humanist and feminist friends and readers, I have to stand against the banning of the burqa not just out of respect for liberty, but also for the second reason: it could hurt women more than help them.