Political Risk

Four Turkish MPs to attend parliament in head scarves, first time in 15 years

“Four female lawmakers from Turkey’s Islamist-rooted ruling party plan to wear their Islamic head scarves in parliament on Thursday in a challenge to the country’s secular tradition. The last time a lawmaker attempted to wear the head scarf in parliament in 1999 she was expelled from the assembly.”

Source: Four Turkish MPs to attend parliament in head scarves, first time in 15 years | Reuters

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