Morocco outlaws burqas citing security reasons

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Morocco has outlawed the production and sale of the full-face Muslim veil known as the burqa, the ban comes despite Islam’s status as Morocco’s official religion.

Unnamed government officials disclosed that the move necessitated for security reasons, saying that criminals have repeatedly used this garment to perpetrate their crimes.

Other reports say the country’s Interior Ministry sent a circular to manufacturers, instructing them to get rid of their burqa stock or convert it within 48 hours…

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