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Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by tolexy007(m): 9:55pm On Jul 05, 2019
Tunisian Prime Minister
Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab - a full-face veil - in public institutions with immediate effect, citing security reasons.
"Chahed signed a government decree that bars any person with an undisclosed face from access to public headquarters, administrations, institutions for security reasons," an official source told Reuters News Agency on Friday.
The decision, which was reported on state media, comes at a time of heightened security in the country following a
double suicide bombing in the capital, Tunis, on June 27 that left two people dead and seven wounded.
Witnesses said one of the bombers was disguised in a niqab. The Interior Ministry denied this and said the mastermind of the bombings
blew himself up on Tuesday to evade capture.

The attack was the third such incident within a week and came at the peak of tourist season as Tunisia prepared for an autumn parliamentary election. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (also known as ISIL or ISIS) claimed responsibility for all three attacks.
In 2011, women were allowed to wear the hijab and niqab in Tunisia after a decades-long ban under secular presidents Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Habib Bourguiba, who rejected all forms of Islamic dress.

In February 2014, the interior minister instructed police to
step up supervision of the wearing of the niqab as part of "anti-terrorism" measures to prevent its use as a disguise.
Several European , African and
Asian countries have issued full or partial bans on the wearing of veils over concerns about security and the garment's perceived encroachment on the freedoms of the wearer

Tunisia had been battling armed groups operating in remote areas near its border with Algeria since an uprising overthrew Ben Ali in 2011.
Tunisia is one of the few countries in the Middle East where Islamic and secular parties share rule. It is considered the sole democratic success story of the Arab Spring uprisings, but has struggled with an economic slowdown and social unrest.


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Re: Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by SEGLIZ: 10:02pm On Jul 05, 2019
not in my country.
for where?
even those that has the religion knows when to cut limit.
but those copied takes to the extreme.
Re: Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by mykelswa(m): 10:18pm On Jul 05, 2019
Lol. Dos animals won't ever gree
Re: Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by Kingpee2(m): 10:29pm On Jul 05, 2019
Even if you ban the veil,it won’t stop them from their stupid moronic act of saying and thinking that they are fighting for God...Any religion that involves killing others is a total garbage and scam .

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Re: Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by Lamasta(m): 12:55am On Jul 06, 2019
They should extend it to Northern and Southern Nigeria they are threats to our security. Even the Arabs are becoming wiser by the day
Re: Tunisia Bans Face Veils In Public Institutions After Bombing by daroz(m): 6:59am On Jul 06, 2019
The fact is that for the world to have total peace , Islam itself has to be totally banned and uprooted, because the ideology behind that religion is totally repugnant to humanity.

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