Veils under Spanish spotlight

Spain's parliament due to debate ban on Muslim women covering their face in public.

    Spain's parliament is due to debate a ban on Muslim women wearing full-face veils in public, making it the latest European country seeking to clamp down on its use.

    France is expected to pass a bill in September against it, and the veil has also become an issue in Belgium and the Netherlands.
     
    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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