Beginning Sunday, carrying a ski masks off the slopes, a surgical masks exterior hospitals and get together masks in public is prohibited.
The regulation, popularly generally known as the “Burqa Ban,” is generally seen as a directed on the gown worn by some ultra-conservative Muslim girls.
Violations carry a attainable superb of 150 euros (almost 180USD). Police are authorised to make use of pressure if folks resist displaying their faces.
Solely a small variety of Muslim girls in Austria put on full-face veils, however they’ve turn out to be a goal for right-wing teams and political events.
France and Belgium have comparable legal guidelines. The nationalist Different for Germany get together is asking for one there too.