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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 20: A Turkish girl stands in a crowd of women wearing burqas during the Shia holy day Ashura February 20, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Ashura is a Shia Muslim holy day, celebrated as the most important day of the longer Muharram festival. The Ashura festival commemorates …

Strong Majority of Brits Back Burqa Ban

Most Brits back a ban on Islamic burkas or niqabs, a new survey has found, and a significant portion said  Islam, in general, is not compatible with their British way of life.

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Court Rejects Ban On Muslim Veil At Canadian Citizenship Ceremonies

An appeals court rejected the Canadian government’s ban on face veil worn by some Muslims during citizenship ceremonies, the Canadian Press reported on Tuesday. In response, the ruling Conservative party said the government was considering all legal options following the