A crime or a right? Some Danish Muslims defy face veil ban

Ayah, 37, a wearer of the niqab weeps as she is embraced by a police officer during a demonstration against the Danish face veil ban in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – When a ban on the wearing of face veils in public took effect in Denmark on Wednesday, Sabina did not leave her niqab at home. Instead, she joined around 1,300 Muslims and non-Muslims alike in a march through the capital Copenhagen to protest at what they saw as an infringement on freedom […]

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