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PARIS - The lower house of the French parliament, the National Assembly, Tuesday passed a bill banning the wearing of the Islamic all-body veil, or burqa, in all public places.
French parliament approves ban on face veils
French parliament set to approve ban on face veils
French parliament set to vote on veil ban
PARIS — As France’s parliament debates whether to ban burqa-like Muslim veils, one lawmaker compares them to muzzles, or “walking coffins.” Another proclaims that women who wear them must be liberated, even against their will.
Survey: Europeans back veil ban, Americans opposed
PARIS - The French parliament late Tuesday began debating a proposed law to ban veiling of faces in public, a controversial move aimed mainly at traditional dress worn by some Muslim women.
French parliament debates ban on burqa-style veils
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PARIS - A draft bill that would ban the all-body Islamic veil in all public areas in the country was presented to the French cabinet Wednesday by Justice Minister Michele Alliot-Marie.
PARIS - French Justice Minister Michele Alliot-Marie presented Wednesday a draft bill that would ban the all-body Islamic veil in all public areas in the country.
PARIS - The harshest penalties in the French draft bill to ban the Islamic all-body veil, or burqa, is to be imposed on men who force women to wear the garment, the daily Le Figaro reported Friday.
PARIS - A French woman who was driving while wearing an Islamic full-body veil was stopped by police in the city of Nantes and fined 22 euro ($29), Europe 1 radio reported Friday.
French Muslims torn over potential veil ban
Sarkozy to submit bill banning Islamic face veils
PARIS - French President Nicolas Sarkozy vowed Wednesday to introduce a law to ban the burqa in France, saying that the all-body Islamic veil was an insult to women.
France’s Sarkozy faces whipping in regional vote
PARIS - Swastikas and racist and anti-Moslem graffiti were discovered Monday on the Great Mosque of the city of Saint-Etienne, French media reported.
France denies citizenship to man with veiled wife
PARIS - French Immigration Minister Eric Besson said Tuesday that he had transmitted a decree to the government that would ban from French citizenship any man who makes his wife wear the all-body Islamic veil.
French report wants limits on Muslim face veil
Lawmaker’s report wants limits on Muslim face veil
Panel to favor partial ban on full veil in France
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Russia wins court case and gets cathedral
PARIS — A French court ruled Wednesday that a Russian Orthodox cathedral built on the French Riviera nearly a century ago under Czar Nicholas II now belongs to Moscow.
Sarkozy party chief: France must ban full veil
France moves closer to banning full Muslim veil
PARIS - A delegation of Sikhs from France will land in New Delhi Thursday for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, to highlight the continuing problem of the ban of Sikh turbans in France.