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Austrian Police Sparks Controversy After Forcing Muslim Women To Remove Their Burqa

This is following the country’s implementation of the nationwide ‘burqa ban’.

Austria just recently implemented a nationwide ban on full-face veils. The said move has since received a lot of reaction, not only among local residents but also from netizens everywhere.

In particular, the viral photos of a Muslim woman being forced by police officers to remove her veil have become a center of discussion for many, regarding the topic. According to reports, items that conceal the face in public places, “such as the full Islamic veil, medical masks and scarves to cover faces have been outlawed” in Austria, wrote the DailyMail.

This Muslim woman was forced by cops to uncover in public, following the said ban.

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Moreover, we are told by the news site that the laws are intended to ensure “the cohesion of society in an open society”. It likewise requires people to pay a fine amounting to €150 if they are caught violating the rules.

She was caught by the authorities in the town of Zell am See.

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Vienna officials have earlier made an announcement saying:

“Acceptance and respect of Austrian values are basic conditions for successful cohabitation between the majority Austrian population and people from third countries living in Austria.”

The law has since been met by protests from the public.

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Protestors have worn masks of different sorts in Vienna.

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“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” A protester wears a Darth Vader mask with pink goggles.

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This literally translates to “My clothes is my cup of tea.”

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It is, of course, worth-noting that the law is similar to those applied in other European Union countries.

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Meanwhile, officials are emphasizing that the ban applies to everyone (including Arab tourists who are visiting the country) and that the only time that women are allowed to wear full-face veils in public is during “cultural events” and other similar conditions.

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Saudi Official Gets Fired After Textbook Error Shows Yoda with King Faisal at UN Signing

He must be teaching them the ways of the Force!

When the United Nations was founded in 1945, it was intended as a replacement for the ineffective League of Nations. The organization was created after Word War II and it was founded by 51 member states expressing their desires to avoid such conflicts.

As anyone can imagine, it was a historic moment attended by many political leaders from across the globe. Now that same event has been recently brought to the spotlight after a textbook from Saudi Arabia apparently contained one glaring error – Jedi master Yoda can be seen in one of the pictures, sitting besides King Faisal.

Yoda and King Faisal at the founding of the United Nations.

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Sri Lankan Smuggler Arrested With Nearly 1kg Of Gold Hidden In His Rectum

Authorities recovered 904 grams worth of gold carefully packed in polythene bags hidden inside the smuggler’s rectal cavity.

A smuggler was caught in Sri Lanka’s airport recently after the authority found a 1kg worth of gold inside his rectum. According to the reports BBC Sinhala received, the 45-year-old man’s suspicious walk caught the attention of the customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

Upon utilizing a metal detector, the authorities managed to discover the hidden stuff. All in all, they recovered 904 grams worth of gold carefully packed in polythene bags hidden inside the smuggler’s rectum.

The authorities recovered four small gold bars and eight jewelry pieces from the man.

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Donald Trump’s Border Wall Construction Starts And It’s Already Facing Massive Protests

The building process is said to last for about 30 days.

The federal government led by President Donald Trump announced recently that the development of eight prototypes of the proposed border wall in Mexico has already started. This isn’t a surprising move though, since Trump has been very vocal about building such wall during the presidential campaign.

Apparently, the construction in San Diego started three months behind schedule. This was due to the protests conducted by those who didn’t win the contracts.

The building process is said to last for about 30 days, as per Custom and Border Protection agency.

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