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

Bavaria agrees on draft law to ban burqa in public

Bavaria agrees on draft law to ban burqa in public

Mayor fires refugee project intern for wearing headscarf

Mayor fires refugee project intern for wearing headscarf

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

Muslims label AfD ‘Nazis’ over plan to ban minarets

Muslims label AfD ‘Nazis’ over plan to ban minarets