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Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings As Part of Emergency Law

Apr 30, 2019 08:56 PM IST India India

Easter attacks were carried out by seven suicide bombers who blew themselves up targeting three churches and three luxury hotels in sri Lanka, killing over 250 people. Meanwhile, President Maithripala Sirisena's ban on all kinds of face coverings that conceal people's identities took effect on Monday. The emergency law prevents Muslim women from veiling their faces.