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Partial ban on burqa wearing in public sees first green light in Netherlands Parliament

Wednesday, November 30th 2016 - 11:16 UTC
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Members of Parliament on Tuesday voted to ban the Islamic full-face burqa from public places in The Netherlands, such as schools, hospitals and public transport. It was the latest such move in a European country. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    All they need to do now is to ban and expel back to whatever shithole their parents came from ALL the people wearing the towels, shouting 'God is good' and wearing the burqas and leave western counties to western nationals or other countries nationals who agree to the WESTERN laws, NO SHARIA, ever.

    Nov 30th, 2016 - 06:32 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Fidel_CasTroll

    Ah, and in France the burka-bikinis, and in the UK the foreign worker lists, and in Italy the African census in ”small communities, now Netherlands, and Switzerland with the mosques, and on down the list we go.

    Trump wants to make burning the North American flag a carcerable crime.

    Europe and North America, together boldly going back to the pre Rennaissance era... got to catch up with the Arab world I guess.

    Argentina is looking on all fronts more sophisticated and advanced with each passing hour. We may in fact have, if you look at our neighbors to the east and west, Brazil, the situation in Venezuela, the Mexican president, Trump, etc, and the UK and Europe's governments completely of the deep end, South Korea and it's turmoil, Putin, Xi Jin Ping (enough said), the Australian government
    ... Argentina may in fact have the most sensible government on the Earth right now.

    Nov 30th, 2016 - 11:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    @ Fidel_CasTroll
    You obviously haven't seen the Argentine-Qatar memorandum of understanding yet. ;)

    Also, they cancelled the foreign worker list idea about half a day after it was proposed, you should really find something else to harp on.

    Nov 30th, 2016 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Fidel_CasTroll

    I just used that as an extreme example, so they took it back, for now. That's not the point.

    The point is that you have elected a government that would even consider such a measure, it shows how backwards your leadership is at this time.

    So all in all, Argentina seems to have the most sane and pragmatic government (executive, legislative, and even unions of late) on Earth. Unions not going on strike just because, legislative branch passing laws of the president and not just obstructing everything, Macri yielding on some issues and willing to compromise.

    That is how it should work. Argentina is the shining example for the world, the rest are a complete joke right now. Banana republics the lot of you.

    Dec 01st, 2016 - 03:41 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Conqueror

    @Troll: “carcerable”? Not a known word. Especially in English.

    So let's all travel to the middle east, walk around in shorts (males) or shorts and bikini tops (females) swigging beer from cans and eating ham sandwiches. Teach 'em not to try bringing their 6th to 10th century ways to civilisation.

    “Argentina is looking on all fronts more sophisticated and advanced with each passing hour”. Have argies learned to use toilet paper then?

    Dec 01st, 2016 - 08:12 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • DemonTree

    @ Fidel_CasTroll
    I remember one of your senators recently saying “How much misery can Argentina put up with by receiving poor immigrants?” and “One of Argentina's problems is the egalitarian culture, in the form of what is politically correct as depicted by the media.”

    And your human rights secretary agreed with him, and said stronger immigration controls are needed. Not to mention that you also agreed and said Argentina should immediately close its borders.

    Turns out Argentina would be right at home on your list of xenophobic countries.

    Dec 01st, 2016 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    Nostrils says “Argentina is looking on all fronts more sophisticated and advanced with each passing hour”. Bahahahaha..

    In what respect, have they issued the Cartoneros with tongs?

    Dec 01st, 2016 - 02:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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