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France enacts ban on face veilsFrance’s ban on full face veils, a first in Europe, went into force on Monday, making anyone wearing the Muslim niqab or burqa in public liable to a fine of 150 euros (US$216) or lessons in French citizenship.Photo: Kenza Drider, a French Muslim of North African descent, wears a niqab outside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, April 11, 2011. (Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

France enacts ban on face veils
France’s ban on full face veils, a first in Europe, went into force on Monday, making anyone wearing the Muslim niqab or burqa in public liable to a fine of 150 euros (US$216) or lessons in French citizenship.

Photo: Kenza Drider, a French Muslim of North African descent, wears a niqab outside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, April 11, 2011. (Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

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    tsk, tsk.
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  3. chronically-sardonic reblogged this from ootnaboot and added:
    what?!
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    I really don’t know how I feel about this…..
  9. flyonair reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Ben ouais… c’est bien ici que ça se passe…
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  11. greatwidesomewhere reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    This is almost surreal. I’ve been to Notre Dame, and it’s usually a peaceful, beautiful, and calming place. Seeing this...
  12. musclemuseum reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    What the fuck, France? Stop it. Seriously.
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    Come on France, who came up with this? How did this happen?
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    omg France is this a joke?
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    *waits patiently for the next elections in 2012* If people still re-elect that joke of a president, I’ll moove out of...
  21. malarkiness reblogged this from peggypepper and added:
    ^^^^^
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    This law is essentially the worst form of concern trolling.
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    hmmm, i realize you don’t want to admit this, france, but you’re part of a larger global community. get your shit...
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