No official announcement has yet been made regarding the burqa ban.
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Morocco's ban on the sale and production of burqa full-face Muslim veils beloved of Salafists has sharply divided opinions in the North African country.Slimani, in an opinion piece on news website Le360, said the burqa ban signaled that Morocco was moving "toward greater equality between the sexes". While there has been no official announcement, media reports said the Interior Ministry order banning the burqa would take effect this week.Most women in Morocco, whose King Mohammad VI favors a moderate version of Islam, prefer the hijab headscarf that does not cover the face.Writers and intellectuals have condemned the burqa ban.Is the burqa foreign to Moroccan culture?
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