The War on Burqas French Ban only Latest in European Debate

The French parliament moved on Tuesday to ban full face veils, such as burqas, across the country. A similiar law was passed earlier this year in Belgium and others could soon be considered in other European countries. Human rights groups warn it could be a huge setback for women's rights.
The French parliament voted on Tuesday to ban the wearing of the burqa -- other European countries could soon follow suit.

The French parliament voted on Tuesday to ban the wearing of the burqa -- other European countries could soon follow suit.

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