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  • September 01, 2010|Benjamin IsmailMiddle East Quarterly

    Ban the Burqa? France Votes Yes

    On July 13, 2010, France's lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, approved a bill outlawing the wearing of "clothing intended to hide the face" in public spaces and slapping a fine and possible jail time on offenders;[1] on September 14...