AI: Spain should not ban veil

June 29, 2010

Amnesty International urges the parliament of Catalonia not to ban the use of full-face covering veils in public:

“Any wide-ranging ban will violate the rights to freedom of expression and religion of those women who choose to wear a full-face veil as an expression of their identity or beliefs,” said John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s expert on discrimination in Europe.

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