Veiled woman held as France enforces ban

Mother of four detained in Paris for wearing full Muslim face veil after a ban goes into effect.

April 12, 2011 10:41
A woman in a burka

burka 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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A woman wearing a full Muslim veil is detained by police in Paris after a controversial law banning Islamic face veils goes into effect.

Kenza Drider, a mother of four from the south of France, was taken to a police station for an identity check during a silent prayer session against the ban on Monday in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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