Czech president bemoans Islamic veil for covering up beauty

Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman waits to address the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 29, 2015Czech President Milos Zeman on Friday again lashed out at migrants from the Middle East and Africa, skewering the full Islamic veil for covering up female beauty. “We’ll be deprived of women’s beauty, because they’ll be covered from head to toe,” Zeman said in a chat with employees of a butcher’s shop in the eastern village of Lechotice. Lately he has been saving his wrath for the migrants streaming into the European Union to flee conflict and poverty in countries such as Syria and Afghanistan.

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