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French ban on face veils; victory for feminism or political and religious oppression?

France has officially banned the use of two specific types of Islamic head coverings; the burka and the niqab stating that the two coverings “[…]undermines the basic standards required for living in a shared society and also relegates its wearers to an inferior status incompatible with French notions of equality.“ according to The BBC coverage […]

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