Tunisia: courts regressing on veils

from Gates of Vienna by Baron Bodissey oct 2007

Judges in different parts of Europe have been behaving like their American cousins and making law from the bench, insisting that it is a violation of religious freedom to restrict the use of the veil by Muslim women.

So it’s no surprise that Tunisia is doing the same thing. The interesting twist is that Tunisia, like Turkey, is a Muslim country that had outlawed the veil. Now, however, it’s going back on the deal ...