PARIS (RNS) Besides France, Belgium has also adopted the veil ban, as have parts of Switzerland, Spain and Italy.
Articles tagged “niqab”
(RNS) In England, a judge’s decision to require Muslim women to remove a facial covering prompts a national debate on veils, particularly the niqab, which covers all but the eyes.
TUNIS, TUNISIA (RNS) Increasingly, critics say, free expression — a cornerstone of Tunisia's 2011 revolution — is under attack. A string of incidents has fueled an intense debate about the role of religion, artistic expression and women's rights in this once staunchly secular North African country. By Elizabeth Bryant.