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Title Title
Danish Parliament votes to ban burqa and niqab  Danish parliament votes to ban burqa and niqab
Summary Summary
Demark joins 3 other European countries in the ban (Austria, France, and Belgium)  Denmark joins three other European countries in the ban on burqas and niqabs
Highlights Highlights
  The new law was passed in a 75-30 vote.
Content Content
According to <a href="https://apnews.com/04c05a9dec884257b71fc9e83d27db1a/Denmark-joins-some-European-nations-in-banning-burqa,-niqab">the Associated Press</a> and <a href="https://gulfnews.com/news/europe/denmark-bans-burqa-niqab-1.2229752">Gulf News</a>, Denmark has passed a law banning wearing garments that cover the face in public.  Exceptions are said to exist for cold weather and the wearing of motorcycle helmets.  <strong>According to <a href="https://apnews.com/04c05a9dec884257b71fc9e83d27db1a/Denmark-joins-some-European-nations-in-banning-burqa,-niqab">the Associated Press</a> and <a href="https://gulfnews.com/news/europe/denmark-bans-burqa-niqab-1.2229752">Gulf News</a>, Denmark has passed a law banning the wearing of garments like the burqa or the niqab that cover the face in public. </strong>
  The law, which was passed in a 75-30 vote, is commonly seen to be aimed at the type of clothing worn by a small number of conservative Muslim women. The new law allows for exceptions such as cold weather and the wearing of motorcycle helmets, in accordance with local traffic rules.
  Austria, France and Belgium have similar laws.
Categories Categories
General Austria, Belgium, Current Affairs, Denmark, Europe, France, Gender
Article type Article type
  report
Tags Tags
  Muslim, Muslim women, Religion
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