Banning the Niqāb: Compromising Rights over Security? | Marwa, Tunsia

Recently, a nationwide debate arose in Tunisia over women wearing niqāb – what is known as sharia veil or burka – different names for the same cloth. With the fear of terrorism everywhere, deputies at the parliament proposed a bill on the 18th of March 2016 that bans face covering in public places. This measure, … Continue reading Banning the Niqāb: Compromising Rights over Security? | Marwa, Tunsia