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Debate Surrounding the Full-Face Veil: France, Belgium and Spain

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In my first post, I commented on the Spanish Supreme Court’s (SSC) ruling regarding the burqa and niqab in Spain. I would like to pay special attention to the approach taken by the French and Belgian Constitutional Courts, and how this differs from the SSC. The French Constitutional Court (FCC), on 5 March 2013, and […]

And the Debate About the Full-Face Veil Continues in Spain…

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Last February, the “Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña” (TSJC) suspended the municipal ordinance of Reus (Catalonia), which prohibited individuals from fully covering their faces in public spaces. The TSJC referred to the ruling of the Spanish Supreme Court (SSC), which concluded that it is not legitimate for a municipality to ban a fundamental right […]

Perdiendo el Norte

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Piense que usted es propietario de una vivienda en uno de esos barrios dormitorio de la periferia urbana. Al año siguiente de comprarlo el Ayuntamiento asfalta las calles colindantes e instala un alumbrado nuevo. Ya en fechas navideñas les regala una línea de autobús que le deja frente al portal de su bloque de viviendas y como propósito de año nuevo les promete un moderno sistema de canalización de aguas residuales y basuras, que promesa a promesa se materializa oportunamente un mes antes de la elecciones municipales. Así, año a año, el Ayuntamiento va dejando cuco, que diríamos, su barrio, y en 7 años no lo reconoce ni el arquitecto urbano que lo parió.

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