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ISIS Now Banning Women From Wearing The Burka!?

While debate continues to rage over the burka, ISIS has now bizarrely backflipped, reversing an order for all women to wear it. 

Islamic State fighters have banned women from wearing the burka in security centres in Monsul in Iraq, amid fears the full-face veils are now a security risk. 

Insiders says the change in heart is a result of a sting of attacks on ISIS commanders in recent months, which were carried out by women wearing burkas and niqabs. 

Despite the security centre ban, it's understood women are still expected to be completely covered while out in public, with gloves and gauze to cover women's eyes still expected. 

In France, local authouritis have enforced a similar ban. A French Riviera town recently banned the burkini swimsuit from being worn in public.They imposed fines on women who were caught wearing the full-body swimsuit.
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However, last month a French court suspended the ban stating, local authorities could only restrict individual liberties if there was a “proven risk” to public order.
However, the ruling was quickly dismissed by several other towns, including Nice, who vowed to keep the restrictions in place. 

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