Support, sarcasm after Merkel calls for banning burqas

08.12.2016 - Deutsche Welle

Support, sarcasm after Merkel calls for banning burqas

Populist politicians have reacted with skepticism to Angela Merkel’s endorsement of a ban on face-covering garments worn by some Muslim women.

The Christian Democrats once again made her their candidate for chancellor. Angela Merkel attacked Germany’s right-wing populists Tuesday – first by criticizing opponents of her refugee policies and then by nicking one of their panaceas. The chancellor told fellow members of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) that she supported a proposal by Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere to outlaw full-face covering garments worn by some Muslim women. “‘Cheer storm’ at Merkel’s AfD demand for a ban on full-face veils,” Beatrix von Storch, … continue reading

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