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Italy to vote on a burqa ban

If the bill passes, Italy would become the third European country to outlaw the public wearing of face-covering veils.


Photo: Veiled protest

A French Muslim housewife protests the ban of full-face veils that came into force today.


An illustrated guide to Islamic veils

An overview of different Muslim veil styles, from the hijab head scarf to the full-body burqa.

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