Rivals accuse Canadian PM of pushing ban on veils to win votes

Canada’s two main opposition leaders have accused the prime minister, Stephen Harper, of trying to win votes by pushing a ban on Muslim women’s face coverings during citizenship ceremonies.

Harper’s Conservatives, locked in a tight race with the New Democrats and the Liberals ahead of an election on 19 October, say people wishing to become Canadians must show their faces.

Read more….http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/25/rivals-accuse-canadian-pm-of-pushing-ban-on-veils-to-win-votes

Categories: Americas, Canada, Hijab, Islam

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