A Quest for Open Helmets: On the Danish Burqa Affair

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Abstract

The Danish burqa-affair contains a prohibition of wearing religious and political symbols in court as well as a re-interpretation of existing legislation in order to identify where within the limits of freedom of religion it is possible to make prohibitions towards the use of the burqa. The reactions are in this article interpreted as concerning central values such as open-minded-ness and equality combined with respect for freedom of religion also in public institutions, understood as representing 'the people' as common
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftQuaderni di Diritto e Politica Ecclesiastica
Vol/bindxx
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)193-210
Antal sider18
ISSN1122-0392
DOI
StatusUdgivet - apr. 2012
BegivenhedThe Burqa Affair across Europe: between Private and Public - University of Insubria, Faculty of Law , Como, Italien
Varighed: 4 apr. 20115 apr. 2011

Konference

KonferenceThe Burqa Affair across Europe: between Private and Public
LokationUniversity of Insubria, Faculty of Law
LandItalien
ByComo
Periode04/04/201105/04/2011

Emneord

  • burqa
  • religionsret
  • tolerance

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