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Cameroon's Ban of Full-face Veils Draws Reaction

The wearing by Muslim women of full-face veils, commonly called a burqa or hijab, has been banned in all of the Cameroon border areas with Chad and Nigeria where suspected suicide bombers of the Boko Haram terrorist group have been operating. The ban comes after women disguised as Muslims attacked Cameroon in a twin suicide bombing this week. Midjiyawa Bakari, governor of the Far North Region in Cameroon, said the decision to impose the ban is among measures to stop suicide bombers after...

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