The broadcast of July 19

The ban on face-covering clothing: what are the consequences?

In two weeks, the partial ban on face-covering clothing will come into effect, popularly also known as the burqa ban. The ban is called 'partial' because it only applies to public transport, education, healthcare and government buildings.

Anyone who breaks the law risks a fine of 150 euros. But how will the new law be enforced? And what are the consequences of the ban for the wearers of nikabs and burkas? Tonight in the broadcast a report and Nynke de Zoeten joins the studio for political interpretation.

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