April 13, 2021 06:26 (IST)
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Pakistan raises concern over Sri Lankan burqa ban

Islamabad: Days after Sri Lanka announced the plan to ban burqa wearing in public Pakistan has expressed concern over it and said the ban would further strengthen the apprehensions about the situation of minorities in Sri Lanka. 

Sri Lanka to soon ban burqa, shut down several Islamic schools: Minister

Colombo: A Sri Lankan Minister has said the country will soon ban the wearing of the burqa and shut more than a thousand Islamic schools.

Swiss government calls on voters to reject burqa, niqab ban in upcoming referendum

Bern/Sputnik: The Swiss government on Tuesday urged the country's voters to reject a proposal to ban full facial coverings, such as the Islamic burqa and niqab, in an upcoming March referendum.

Woman attracts fine for wearing niqab in Denmark

Copenhagen, Aug 4 (IBNS): A woman became the first person to be fined for violating the face veil ban in Denmark.