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France burqa ban 2011 4 11

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France burqa ban 2011 4 11

Kenza Drider, a young woman from the southern city of Avignon who has become the media symbol of France's tiny community of niqab wearers, speaks to the press during an unauthorized protest in front of Notre Dame cathedral against France's new ban on wearing full-face veils in public, on April 11, 2011 in Paris. Two women in niqabs were arrested.

Bertrand Guay