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Other countries are debating similar legislation, or have more limited prohibitions. Muslim populations, most Muslims in western Europe are members of immigrant communities. The issue of Islamic dress is linked with issues of immigration and the position of Islam in Western Europe. Netherlands are also forbidden to wear Islamic headscarves on grounds of ‘state neutrality’. Britain and the Netherlands, after students or teachers were banned from wearing face-covering clothing. Public and political response to such prohibition proposals is complex, since by definition they mean that the government decides on individual clothing.
A public opinion poll in London showed that 75 percent of Londoners support “the right of all persons to dress in accordance with their religious beliefs”. 61 percent agreed that “Muslim women are segregating themselves” by wearing a veil, yet 77 percent thought they should have the right to wear it. In a later FT-Harris poll conducted in 2010 after the French ban on face-covering went into effect, an overwhelming majority in Italy, Spain, Germany and the UK supported passing such bans in their own countries. The headscarf is perceived to be a symbol of the clash of civilizations by many.