Turkey removes 90-year veil ban

Politics & Economics

The 90-year-old ban on wearing the Islamic veil in the workplace or at university in Turkey has been lifted. The ban was introduced in 1925, outlawing the veil in all public institutions, but Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the new law removing the ban would bring greater democracy.

(Euronews YouTube channel)

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