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French parliament lays groundwork for veil ban
Posted on 11 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (APINTL) French lawmakers unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday asserting that face-covering Muslim veils are contrary to the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity on which France is founded. The non-binding resolution, passed... Read More

French parliament debates ban on burqa-style veils
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) France's hotly debated bill to ban burqa-style Islamic veils in public is going before parliament, with President Nicolas Sarkozy's government casting the measure as a way to promote equality between the sexes and protect oppressed... Read More