Saturday 19 October 2019

Woman in burka banned from theatre despite free ticket promo

A woman wearing a burka has been banned from a performance by Moroccan comic Anuar in Boekelo, even though the theatre had promoted the event as free to burka-wearers, local tv stations RTV Oost reports.

Two weeks ago the theatre said the first 10 burka-wearers could see the show for free, but cancelled the idea following protests from Anuar.
But three women turned up in the all-covering garment. Two took them off on request but the third refused and was not allowed in. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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