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.
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.
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.
Colombo/IBNS: In the wake of the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday last year, a Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security in the country has proposed to immediately ban attire such as the burqa and suspend the registration of political parties on an ethnic and religious basis, media reports said.
Colombo, Apr 29 : More than a week after Sri Lanka witnessed eight blasts by Islamist groups that left 253 people dead on an Easter Sunday, the Island Nation in order to ensure public safety on Monday banned burqa worn by Muslim women to cover their faces.
London, Aug 31 (IBNS): Polish lawmaker Dominik Tarczynski has said that he supports the burqa ban, stepping in the ongoing debate.