July 21, 2024


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Sri Lanka bans full face veil

Sri Lanka is now banning veils that hide the face, and therefore, without naming them, the niqab or the burqa, eight days after the attacks claimed by the Islamic State group which have plagued the country. Measures taken to strengthen national security, according to the presidency, but which do not fail to react.

According to the Sri Lankan authorities, this measure was taken within the framework of the state of emergency. It aims to be able to better identify the suspects currently sought in the context of the investigation.