20 Countries That Banned Niqab/Burqa
In 2011, France introduced the complete ban on face coverings.
In 2017, European Court of Human Rights put complete ban on Niqabs.
In 2015, Republic of the Congo becomes first African country to ban Burqa.
In 2015, Chad becomes first Muslim-majority country to ban face coverings.
In 2015, After the suicide bombings, Gabon decided to put ban on Niqabs.
In 2016, Bulgaria banned face covering after a bill pushed by Patriotic Front Coalition.
In 2016, Latvia banned face coverings to protect Latvia's cultural values.
In 2017, the country banned the face-coverings with a 150€ (£135) fine.
The country banned the Burka in 2018, citing the face-coverings go against Danish culture.
10. Sri Lanka
The country banned Niqab in 2019 after suciide bombings.
Canada makes Niqab wearing illegal, they can't get jobs or ride a bus.
Chancellor Angela Merkel banned Niqabs in country back in 2016.
Cameroon banned Burqa in 2015 after a suicide attack.
Morocco banned Niqab in 2017 and also made the sale illegal.
Back in 2010, Knesset passed a pill to prohibit wearing niqab.
Italy passed a law in 1975 that bans the all sorts of face-coverings.
Netherlands banned face veil back in 2012.
Sweden banned the face coverings in 2012.
Norway banned Niqabs in public in 2016.
Switzerland banned Burqa in Public after holding a referendum in 2021.