Denmark burka ban: Designer protests at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Denmark burka ban: Designer protests at Copenhagen Fashion Week
 

Danish designer Reza Etamadi used the runway to make a political statement at Copenhagen Fashion Week.
The fashion show for his streetwear label's latest collection MUF10 featured models in burkas and niqabs alongside police officers.
It took place just days after Denmark's full-face veil ban came into effect.
"I have a duty to support all women's freedom of speech and freedom of thought," Iranian-born Reza said in a statement.
"In Iran, where I was born, women fight to freely choose what to wear.
"In Denmark, where I grew up... women were free to choose how dressed or... read more

 
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