French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee

French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee

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The niqab is a full-body Islamic piece of clothing, worn by some women in some devout Muslim communities, and which covers the whole body, leaving only a narrow slit for the eyes. Yemen, 2007.

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