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Italy’s northeastern region of Lombardy has amended legislation in order to outlaw the burqa and niqab from public offices and hospitals.

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Two right-wing Italian councilmen sparked outrage Tuesday when they removed prayer rugs from Turin city hall ahead of a Muslim conference, reports confirmed Wednesday. The councilmen, Roberto Carbonero and Fabrizio Ricca, members of the anti-immigrant party Northern League, or Lega Nord, were criticized by local leaders in the Italian government

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A historic Catholic church that was converted into a mosque for Venice’s Biennale art fair will close down amid claims proper permissions hadn’t been sough to use the space as a place of worship.

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An Egyptian student living in Milan, who walked around the city for five hours dressed in traditional Arab clothing, has released a video showing how he was insulted along the way. Dressed in an Arab clothing and carrying a copy of the Quran, Hamdy Mahisen made the video above, published

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The headmaster of a college in Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia region has banned female Muslim students from wearing headscarves.

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