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European Court upholds France’s veil ban because covered faces make people uncomfortable

TweetIn a surprisingly honest but disturbing decision, the European Court of Human Rights upheld France’s ban on the full-faced veil┬ábecause veiling makes people uncomfortable. S.A.S. is a 24-year-old French Muslim woman who wears a full-faced veil or niqab. She challenged the 2010 French law–which we’ve covered before–that bans wearing clothing that covers the face in [...]
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Italy moves closer to banning face-coverings

TweetFollowing in suit with Belgium and France, Italy passed a draft law yesterday that entertains the expansion of public safety laws that would ban women from wearing face coverings. It appears that using government to fight religious expression is a continuing trend in the European Union. via Guardian UK. The draft, which was passed by [...]
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