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Austrian veil ban - legislation planned for primary school girls

Press/Media: Radio Interview/Appearance

Period4/04/2018

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TitleAustria plans to ban the veil for girls at primary school
Media name/outletBBC Radio Wales
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date4/04/18
DescriptionAllyson was called upon to provide comment on Austria’s latest draft legislation to ban the veil for primary-aged girls. October 2017 saw a ban on full-facial coverings in public places and confusion has reigned because the ban – as the authorities are at pains to point out – covers not just burqas but also cyclists wearing scarves over their faces... Allyson was asked to elaborate on the issues for the ‘Good Evening, Wales’ programme on BBC Wales following the latest legislation announcement on 4 April
PersonsAllyson Fiddler