France's Burqa Ban Two Women Fined for Covering Faces

The new "burqa ban" in France has produced its first trial and convictions: Two women who staged a protest in May will have to pay fines. One defendant on Thursday promised to bring her case before the European Court of Human Rights.
Unidentified women wearing niqabs during a 2010 demonstration in Holland.

Unidentified women wearing niqabs during a 2010 demonstration in Holland.

Foto: FRED ERNST/ AP
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