Morocco bans burqa sales
January 17, 2017
Citing concerns about security, the government of Morocco has banned the importation and sale of burqas.
Few women in the North African nation wear the burqa; most wear the hijab, or headscarf.
Morocco, which has 33.7 million people, is 99% Muslim.
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- Burqa sales ban splits Morocco (AFP)
- Morocco Said to Ban Sale of Burqas, Citing Security Concerns (The New York Times)
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