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Switzerland: Women Wearing a Burqa Will Be fined Over $9000 After Local Referendum

Women who wear burqas and full face veils in public in a Swiss state can be fined up to $9000 beneath new rules imposed after a local referendum.

Muslims Women will be banned from wearing the burqa in shops, eating places or public buildings in the Italian-talking canton of Ticino.

The local government inside the southern Swiss country authorised the ban after a referendum in September 2013 saw two in 3 electorate backing the pass.

The ban on the burqa echoes similar rules installed region in France, in which girls can be fined an preliminary penalty of £35 for wearing the garment, which may be increased to £a hundred and fifty.
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