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Face masks are now compulsory in France but the ‘burqa ban’ remains

The French government's ban on religious coverings is once again in the spotlight.

As France emerges from its harsh COVID-19 lockdown, face masks are now compulsory in many public spaces.

  • Nick Baker
  • SBS News

But the country’s controversial “burqa ban” remains in place, meaning women who wear Islamic garb can still be…

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