Sweden May Let Universities Ban Burqas

Sweden May Let Universities Ban Burqas
August 5, 2010

Jan Björklund, Sweden's education minister, is calling for legal changes that would allow universities to bar students from wearing full-veil burqas, Swedish Wire reported. "Teaching is communication. It's about being able to look at each other in the eyes and communicate with each other," Björklund said in a radio interview. "In that way, I mean it is extremely unsuitable to allow clothing which covers the face."



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