Argument: Wrong to force removal of burqa to protect against forced-wearing

Issue Report: Ban on Muslim burqa and niqab


“Burqa, Niqab, or Bikini: Is It a Personal Choice?” Islam Euro Muslims Editorial Desk. October 7th, 2009: “under the principles of secularism promoted in Europe, it is illogical to take away women’s freedom concerning their way of dressing based on the assumption that a certain dress can hinder a woman’s freedom in different walks of life. […] outlawing the burqa merely trades one form of compulsion (you must wear this) for another (you may not wear this).”