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The Higher Judicial Council (CSM) has ruled that the veil may be worn on religious grounds in Italian courts.

In their plenary session this morning, the majority approved a resolution establishing that "full respect must be assured to to those behaviours which, without causing disturbance to the regular and correct court proceedings, constitute a legitimate exercise of the right to profess one's own religion, including those precepts that relate to clothing and other outward signs."


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