Posted by: becketfund | May 19, 2010

Further Reading: Western Europe and Female Islamic Attire

An article run by the Economist examines the recent rulings in Western European nations, including Belgium, France and Switzerland, limiting or prohibiting the wearing of female Islamic attire. In a recent case in Italy, a woman was fined €500 ($630) last week for wearing the burqa in a town where the Northern League mayor had barred clothing that hinders police checks.

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