The accountant, a stout, full-faced
man, looked around him with a naive smile of satisfaction and presented a strange appearance among the hussars, Cossacks, and adjutants, in his camlet coat, as he jolted on his horse with a convoy officer's saddle.
moon with light unshaded, Let my beauty ne'er be faded.
Armeena Khan on Wednesday called out former London mayor, Boris Johnson, on his derogatory remarks about women who opt for 'full-faced
Witnesses could not give a facial description of the perpetrators because the two were wearing full-faced
In 2011, France banned burqas and niqabs (a full-faced
This section will examine some of these most relevant factors, including Muslim immigration in Western Europe, the issue of security and the ensuing identification of Muslims with terrorism, and the normative ideology of Europeanism and full-faced veiling as a threat to such identity.
Some opposition to this security concern was evident in Europe, since women are not really seen as a threat to the community, and a law forbidding the wearing of full-faced veils seems too intrusive for European democracies (Salton, 2010).
(4) Only around 700 women of a total 5 million Muslims wear full-faced veils in France.
Authorities said the full-faced veil is a security risk, preventing the accurate identification of individuals, and the law made violators liable to pay a fine of 150 euros ($216) or attend lessons in French citizenship.
In his arguments before the court in November, the woman's British lawyer, Ramby de Mello, said his client felt "like a prisoner in her own country," calling the full-faced veil "as much part of her identity as our DNA is of ours."
But Abdallah Zekri, an official of the French Muslim Council that represents most leading mosque associations in France, said the wearing of the full-faced veil was "Salafist dogma" and those who wore it transgressed the law.
In his arguments before the court in November, the woman's British lawyer Ramby de Mello said his client felt "like a prisoner in her own country," calling the full-faced veil "as much part of her identity as our DNA is of ours."