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A new ad by the Bloc Québécois targeting the niqab "drives a wedge" between Muslims and other Quebecers and insinuates that Muslim citizens are foreigners in the country, a spokeswoman for a group of Muslim women says.

The ad released on Friday shows a drop of oil morphing into a niqab and attacks the New Democratic Party's position on allowing niqabs during citizenship ceremonies.

"I was disgusted," Samaa Elibyari of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women said. "Doesn't [Bloc Leader Gilles] Duceppe offer something more substantial in his program?"


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