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Photo: Veiled protest

Kenza Drider, a French Muslim mother of four, traveled from her home in Avignon to Paris to protest the ban on full-face veils that went into effect today in France. "I'm not here to provoke, but to defend my civil liberties as a French citizen," Drider told the press outside the Notre Dame Cathedral, before being detained by police for participating in an unauthorized demonstration. Photo: Siobhán Silke

See our illustrated guide to Islamic veils.

For more photos of today’s protests in France, visit Siobhán Silke’s Flickr photostream.

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