Switzerland: Prohibition on wearing of burqas in public places. In a major development on Sunday, wearing a burqa and mask is banned in public places in Switzerland. Let us know what is the law on the burqa in European countries.
Under the law, forcibly wearing the burqa has also been held guilty. Such people can be fined up to 30 thousand Euros. Prior to this, France banned religious symbols in the first schools in the year 2004.
Banning of burqas in other European countries as well
In Denmark, there is a legal prohibition on the wearing of the burqa. The wearing of the burqa is completely banned in public places in the country. There is a provision of $ 157 or more than a ten thousand fine for breaking the law.
Wearing a burqa is prohibited in Belgium. The Belgian government banned the wearing of the burqa in 2011. There is a provision for seven days jail or a fine of up to 1300 Euros for women who break the law.
The government of Holland imposed a ban on Berke and Mask in 2015, but this restriction is limited to schools, hospitals, and public transport.
Burqa and Niqab are banned in Germany in the year 2017. This rule is applicable only to government jobs and the military. In addition, wearing the burqa is prohibited even during driving.
The initiative of banning the burqa was stopped by the Supreme Court in several states of Spain. The court considered it a violation of religious freedom. Switzerland: Prohibition on wearing of burqas in public places.
Only a few women wear burqas in Switzerland
With the introduction of this law in Switzerland, women will not be able to walk in public places, restaurants, stadiums, public transport systems, and on the street by covering their faces. Covering of the face will also be exempted to protect against the Covid epidemic. With the implementation of this law, violent demonstrations on the streets will also be prevented by covering the face.