Lleida’s town council will discuss whether wearing the ‘burqa’ in public must be forbidden

Next Friday (28 May) Lleida’s (Catalonia) town Council will discuss a motion submitted by the Catalonian nationalist party “Convergència i Unió” (CIU) on the banning of full-covering Islamic veils such as the burqa and the niqab in public. Lleida’s Mayor Àngel Ros (Socialist Party) was the first to propose such a ban, because, according to…

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