Parliament Switzerland agrees with boerkaverbod

Parliament Switzerland agrees with boerkaverbod

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Switzerland is possible, the wearing of a burqa prohibit. The parliament has on Tuesday approved.

Now the 26 cantons decide on the plan of the nationalist Swiss people’s y (SVP). In Germany and Belgium, it is forbidden to gezichtsbedekkende clothes to wear.

The proposal received 88 votes for and 87 votes against in the parliament. Ten members of parliament present did not vote.

If the Swiss hold a referendum on a boerkaverbod, would, according to polls, about 60 percent of the voters for the prohibition vote.

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