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Hungarian top court repeals village's ban on mosques, burkas
Hungary's Constitutional Court on Wednesday repealed a ban by a village led by a far-right mayor on the construction of mosques and headscarves like burkas and chadors worn by Muslim women.
The village also outlawed the activity of muezzins, and it prohibited any "propaganda" or activities promoting marriage not exclusively between a man and a woman or which failed to recognize marriage and the parent-child relationship as the bases for family ties.
The rules, whose constitutionality was challenged by Hungary's commissioner for fundamental rights, "aim to limit directly the freedom of conscience and religion, as well freedom of speech," the court said in its ruling.
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