Danish police investigate officer who hugged niqab-wearing protester

FILE PHOTO: 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, Aug 1, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A Copenhagen policewoman is being investigated for embracing a niqab-wearing protestor during a demonstration against a ban on face veils, the force’s complaints body said on Wednesday. The incident, in which the protester appeared to be crying, was captured by a Reuters photographer on Aug. 1 when a countrywide ban on the […]

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