Row over Denmark court veil ban
BBC World

Danish diplomats to Muslim countries are preparing themselves for another wave of anti-Danish protests after the government announced it would bar judges from wearing headscarves and similar religious or political symbols in courtrooms. Although the ban will include crucifixes, Jewish skull caps and turbans as well as headscarves, the move is seen as being largely aimed at Muslim judges. It comes after pressure from the Danish People's Party (DPP), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric. Earlier this month, the party produced a widely published poster showing a female judge wearing an all-encompassing burka.

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