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Switzerland votes to approve proposal to ban face coverings worn by Muslim women and protesters, but not COVID-19 masks

Swiss voters have narrowly approved a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women in the country, and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters.

The measure will outlaw covering one’s face in public places like restaurants, sports stadiums, public transport or simply walking in the street.

  • ABC News

It foresees exceptions at religious sites and for security or health …

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