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Demonstrators covering their faces participate in a protest called The traditional clown's walk against the burqa ban in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2017. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger

Swiss to vote on regional ‘burqa ban’

A referendum in Switzerland's northeastern St Gallen region is considering introducing a 'burqa ban' that would prohibit all face-covering garments in public spaces in the area.

UK’s Theresa May scolds Boris Johnson over burqa remark

British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson, for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers.

Denmark moves to ban burqa, masks

Denmark on Tuesday proposed a ban on the use of full-face veils as well as face-covering ski masks in public spaces, commonly called a “burqa ban.”

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