What you need to know about calls to ban full-face veils in German classrooms

What you need to know about calls to ban full-face veils in German classrooms

A fresh debate has been sparked over whether schools in Germany should allow pupils to wear the niqab, a facial veil worn by Muslims which leaves only the wearer's eyes visible.

German court rules against school niqab ban

German court rules against school niqab ban

Lower Saxony set to ban Islamic face veils in schools

Lower Saxony set to ban Islamic face veils in schools

Bus driver faces fine for refusing ride to niqab-wearing woman

Bus driver faces fine for refusing ride to niqab-wearing woman

Restaurant suffers backlash for throwing out veiled woman

Restaurant suffers backlash for throwing out veiled woman

Vast majority of Germans in favour of burqa ban: poll

Vast majority of Germans in favour of burqa ban: poll

Teachers’ union: school burqa bans only isolate girls more

Teachers’ union: school burqa bans only isolate girls more

Muslim teen banned from wearing face veil in school

Muslim teen banned from wearing face veil in school

Muslim witness agrees to lift veil in Munich court

Muslim witness agrees to lift veil in Munich court

Bank ejects Muslim woman over full-face veil

Bank ejects Muslim woman over full-face veil

Court bans Muslim pupil from wearing face veil

Court bans Muslim pupil from wearing face veil