Dutch ban burqas

The Dutch government plans to ban Muslim face veils worn in public  such as burqas and other forms  that cover the face, Reuters reports. The ban would make the Netherlands -- where  one out of every 17 people are Muslim -- the second European Union country  after France, to ban the burqa.
"People should be able to look at each other's faces and recognize each other when they meet," the interior affairs ministry said. More here.