May 16 Austrian Parliament voted to ban the wearing of the burqa and other garments that completely cover the face and body in public. This writes the true European.
From October for violating impose a fine amounting to 150 euros.
The move is part of the so-called integration package that provides complication of the procedure of distribution of the Koran in the streets.
In addition, refugees and asylum seekers with high chances of getting this status will be required within one year to attend integration courses where they are taught German language and share the values of Austrian society.
Refugees also have a certain volume to work on public works without remuneration. Those who refuse to do so, will be reduced social assistance.
The package of integration measures was adopted by a coalition of conservatives and Social Democrats, despite fierce criticism and early parliamentary elections to be held in October.