Argument: Allowing head scarves would foster a greater clash of civilizations

Issue Report: Banning Muslim hijab


Shada Islam. “Headscarf Ban Misses the Point”. YaleGlobal. January 30th, 2004 – “Belgian Foreign Minister Louis Michel warned recently of “the development of a sort of pseudo-fundamentalist trend which could end up encouraging a miniature clash of civilizations in Belgium.” Michel has also denounced the veil as a symbol of the submission of women.”