April 11, 2011

French ban on full-face veils takes effect

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PARIS (RNS) Police arrested several veiled Muslim women Monday (April 11) and protests continued to spread as France’s controversial ban against the full-face veil came into force. At least two women wearing the face-covering veil, or niqab, were reportedly arrested at a small protest in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in downtown Paris, along with […]

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