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A Keighley Islamic group has rallied to the defence of Muslim women wishing to wear the full face veil.

Keighley Muslim Association said this type of clothing – also known as a niqab – is a personal choice and worthy of respect.

The subject has resurfaced following a decision by a judge to allow a Muslim woman in London to wear a face veil in court, so long as she removed it while giving evidence.


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