01 April 2016

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General wants bans on burqa in public places

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov says that his personal opinion is that there should be restrictions on wearing the burqa in public places.

Tsatsarov said on April 1 2016 that legislative initiatives are needed that respond appropriately to the new conditions of a terrorist war.

“My opinion is that such restrictions should exist in relation to educational institutions, public places, just as such prohibitions exist in some Western European countries, in particular at educational institutions,” Tsatsarov said.

“But this is something that in any case have to be discussed very carefully. This discussion should begin at the relevant bodies of executive government,” he told reporters. [The Sofia Globe] Read more