25th Oct 2016


German minister proposes partial burqa ban

German interior minister Thomas de Maiziere said on national TV Friday he supports a ban on the burqa "in places where it is necessary for our society's coexistence - when driving, in public offices, at the registry office, in schools and universities, in the civil service, in courts". "[The burqa] has no place in our country and it doesn’t comply with our understanding of the role of women", he added.

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