Niqab in Tunisia – level 1

15-07-2019 07:00

Some Muslim women wear niqabs. It is a piece of material. It covers the face. Only the eyes are not covered.

In Tunisia, there are two bombing attacks. They happen in the country’s capital. Two people die in the attacks. The police catch the organiser of the attacks. The police say that he is not wearing a niqab. However, people start saying that he is.

The prime minister reacts to this. He bans niqabs in official buildings. He says that this is because of security.

Tunisia is not the first country to do this. Critics hope that the ban is not forever.

Difficult words: ban verb (make something illegal – people must not do illegal things), ban noun (the law which says that people must not do something).

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