Australian politics, society & culture

France's burqa ban

France's burqa ban "When the French voted last year to ban the niqab (burqa), the hard part was always going to be applying the law. Sure enough, the scenes yesterday as the law came into effect, of two veiled women being arrested by the police outside Notre Dame cathedral were dramatic."

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Thursday, 14 April 2011 - 2:16pm
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