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Spain’s parliament to debate full-face veil ban

Analysts believe that the ban on Islamic full-face veils could spread across Europe.

July 19, 2010 4:08 by

Spanish lawmakers will this week debate barring Muslim women from wearing full-face veils, a move that would see them join other European countries such as Belgium, Netherlands and France.

With little resistance, French parliament approved a ban on wearing full-face veils last week, an event that has provoked anger in many Arab and Muslim communities.

Read more: Banning the veil: Where Europe stands; French Parliament okays face-veil ban

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