dossier / Méditerranée
The Burqa in France and Europe
babelmed - 16/10/2009
Salma, Zakia : They have both chosen the burqa. They wanted to explain the reasons underlying this choice and share their views on religious practice.
|Europe: up to its eyes in the burqa
They are totally banned from some cities in Belgium, Luxembourg and Italy. In the Netherlands, they will soon be forbidden in schools, Universities and public transport. The following is a panoramic view of the burqa / niqab issue across Europe.