The so-called burka ban comes into effect in the Netherlands on August 1.
From August 1, any women with a burqa will be fined €150 for wearing face-covering headgear in schools, public transport, hospitals and other public buildings.
Public officials and public transport workers will be required to ask people caught covering their faces to remove the garment, leave, or call the police. There are an estimated 150 women in the Netherlands wearing the burqa.
In 2010, a total ban was included in ...
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