This ban does not bode well for Britain’s multicultural future

“A piece of cloth roughly 6″ x 12″ does not impede the ability of the witness to provide truthful evidence under oath in the courtroom. We must ask ourselves whether this court ruling is really about due process of the law, or about Britain’s multicultural future.”

Amani El Sehrawey analyses the wider implications of the judicial ruling that a Muslim woman must remove her niqab to give evidence in court.

Independent, 19 September 2013