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Around the Bloc: Bulgaria Bans the Burqa
Around the Bloc: Bulgaria Bans the Burqa

Author(s): TOL TOL
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Theology and Religion, Culture and social structure , Radical sociology
Published by: Transitions Online
Keywords: Bulgaria; burqa; Roma; niqab; burka; Muslim

Summary/Abstract: Bulgarian lawmakers ban women from wearing the burqa and niqab in public; those who do will be fined and lose their social benefits.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 10/11
  • Page Range: 21-22
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English