France recommends ban on veil

Report says women should be banned from wearing face-covering veils in public places.

    A French parliamentary panel has recommend that Muslim women be banned from wearing face-covering veils in public places.

    The panel's report follows a six month inquiry after Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, said veils were not welcome on French territory.

    Estelle Youssouffa reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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