Why Burqas Are Illegal In Some Countries

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Face veils are often viewed as a symbol of modesty in Islam, but many governments have put restrictions on them. So where are burqas banned around the world?

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What’s the difference between a hijab, niqab and burka?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/24118241
“Hijab, niqab, burka – there are lots of different kinds of coverings worn by Muslim women all over the world.”

Map: The places where Islamic face veils are banned
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/01/16/map-the-places-where-islamic-face-veils-are-banned/
“This week, Chinese state media reported that Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region had approved a ban on the wearing of the Islamic burqa in public spaces in the city of Urumqi.”

Nicolas Sarkozy says Islamic veils are not welcome in France
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jun/22/islamic-veils-sarkozy-speech-france
“Nicolas Sarkozy today took a hard line in France’s latest row over Islamic dress, saying full veils and face coverings were a sign of women’s debasement and “not welcome” on French soil.”

Burqa bans already in place in many countries
http://www.news.com.au/national/burqa-bans-already-in-place-in-many-countries/news-story/e29a9d15c79af75b0e2c6bd0fa98e316
“AUSTRALIA is in the grips of another national debate about banning burqas.”

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