Several Western countries including France, Spain and Canada have proposed laws which would ban Muslim women from wearing a Niqab in public spaces. A niqab is a cloth that covers the face and is worn by some Muslim women in public areas. In 2014 the Austrlian Parliament briefly debated banning women from wearing niqabs in public places. The proposal was defeated. The controversial plan to make Muslim women wearing burqas and the niqab sit in glassed enclosures at Parliament House, which has now been dumped, was put in place without any prior advice from security agencies. Proponents argue that… Read more
Yes; individuals who choose to adorn face coverings or veils, for religious purposes or otherwise, should be permitted to do so in public places, albeit, should identity confirmation be required for security reasons, said individuals should comply.
Yes, we should respect everyone’s religious/cultural choices. For their verification, that should solely be their choice whether they would like to identify themselves. We should all be educated to respect each other’s choices.
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