Syria Bans Face Veil, British Minister and American Feminists Defend the Burqa

by Phyllis Chesler
NewsRealBlog

http://www.phyllis-chesler.com/825/syria-bans-face-veil

Excerpt:

Syria—yes, Syria—Bashar Asad’s Syria–has just banned full face veils in their universities.

According to Syria’s minister of higher education, “All female students wearing the full face veil will be barred from Syrian university campuses … the niqab contradicts university ethics and compromises the government’s secular identity.”

Amazingly, the Minister confirmed that “hundreds of primary school teachers who were wearing the niqab at government-run schools were transferred last month to administrative jobs.”

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