The Danish Burka Ban

Wearing face veils has been a contested issue in Western society recently. Denmark has banned face veils in public as of August 1st, claiming that it is a practice that contradicts Danish values. However, Amnesty International has called the ban “a discriminatory violation of women’s rights”. We had Dr Renae Barker, lecturer at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Law School on the phone.

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