The government has just approved a ban on face-covering clothing. After France and Belgium, the Netherlands is the third European country where a burqa ban in force.
People on the street a burqa, a balaclava or a full helmet, can soon look forward to a fine.
Liesbeth Spies Minister (Home Affairs) said Friday after the cabinet the burqa ban “of incredibly important.” She said it’s very important that people find each other in an open society open approach.
In France came into force in April. That risk women a fine of 150 euros. Men who commit their wives to wear a veil, can be punished by a fine of 30,000 euros and two years imprisonment.