SDS seeks to ban burqa in public, tighten asylum right

Ljubljana, 23 November - The opposition Democratic Party (SDS) has submitted draft legislative changes seeking to outlaw the wearing of the burqa and the niqab in public and to tighten conditions to acquire asylum in Slovenia.

Janez Janša, the leader of the opposition Democratic Party (SDS), setting out his party's proposals in response to the refugee wave.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Kabul, Afghanistan
Women wearing the burqua.
Photo: Xinhua/STA

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