Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Muslim veil


Explained: What the Islamic veil shows, and hides

April 29, 2019 10:10 pm

Following the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, Sri Lanka has banned the covering of faces under Emergency regulations. A short history of the veil

Australian PM Tony Abbott not in favour of burqa in parliament

October 01, 2014 10:14 am

"It is perfectly appropriate that in certain circumstances people be required to show their face," said Tony Abbott.

Many countries impose restrictions on Muslim veils

September 19, 2013 12:08 pm

A quick look at different regulations and restrictions imposed on the Muslim veil by different countries.

Veiled Muslim women flout ban in bid for freedom

September 22, 2011 3:24 pm

A Frenchwoman,who wears an Islamic face veil,has announced she wants to run for president.

Oz burqa law draws criticism for being 'culturally insensitive'

July 10, 2011 11:55 am

Under proposed new law,Muslim women would have to remove veils and show their faces to cops.

After France,Belgium approves ban on burqa

May 26, 2011 9:26 am

Belgium will soon become the second country in Europe to ban the burqa in public places.

France bars women from wearing burqa in public places

April 11, 2011 8:21 am

Home to Europe's biggest Muslim population,France is first to ban full-face veils in public places.

Michael Jackson's kids OK with Muslim-type veils

November 09, 2010 3:42 pm

Pop legend Michael Jackson's daughter says she "appreciated" her father's decision to make his children wear veils in public,but was not always comfortable in them.

After France,Spain debates ban on burqa

July 19, 2010 3:09 am

Spanish government favours barring the wearing of burqas in government buildings.

French entrepreneur offers to pay veil fines

July 12, 2010 4:49 pm

French lawmakers will vote on a bill on Tuesday,which will see women fined 150 euros if they wear full veil.