People demonstrate in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 1, 2018, as a new ban on garments covering the face was implemented. A Swiss canton is now planning to vote on a similar measure. Photo: AP

Another regional ‘burka ban’ goes to a vote in Switzerland

The measure in northeastern St Gallen would prohibit all face-covering garments in public spaces

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People demonstrate in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 1, 2018, as a new ban on garments covering the face was implemented. A Swiss canton is now planning to vote on a similar measure. Photo: AP
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