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Quebec Judge Temporarily Suspends ‘Niqab Ban’

The province's ban came into effect this fall and prohibited anyone from covering their face while accessing or providing basic public services.
Rachel Browne
12.2.17
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Angela Merkel Wants to Ban Full-Face Veils in Germany

"The full veil is not appropriate here, it should be forbidden wherever that is legally possible. It does not belong to us."
Lauren Messman
12.6.16
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What Do British Teachers Think About the Controversy Over Face Veils in Schools?

UK schools have considered banning face coverings, but teachers we spoke to said very few girls are wearing them in the first place.
Samira Shackle
1.28.16
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New Survey Exposing Quebec’s Islamophobia Is Just Tip of Iceberg, Muslim Group Says

Justice Femme say growing intolerance is leading to increased violence.
Brigitte Noël
11.4.15
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​'Do I Matter Now' Movement Unites Indigenous and Muslim Women Against Stephen Harper

Indigenous women wear niqab to get Harper's attention and show solidarity
Brigitte Noël and Jean-Pierre Bastien​
10.19.15
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The Conservatives’ Bullshit Niqab Ban Might Be Popular, But It Cost Them Votes, Poll Shows

The election's worst fucking issue probably helped the Liberals, in the end.
Justin Ling
10.16.15
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We Talked to the Harvard Dude Behind the Niqabs of Canada Tumblr

We didn't know academics could be funny.
Allison Tierney
10.14.15
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Newfoundlanders are Trolling the Fuck Out of Harper With This ‘Barbaric Cultural Practice’

Stephen Harper and the Conservatives didn't think about Mummers when they were nattering on about the niqab.
Drew Brown
10.13.15
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As a Muslim, I Am Embarrassed For Canadians Falling for Stephen Harper’s Niqab Ploy

You can't stoke existing xenophobic sentiment for political gain and expect no negative impact.
Sadiya Ansari
10.9.15
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Your Authoritative Guide To Dealing with the Bullshit Niqab Debate

You don't have to take our word on the most inane debate of our time, but you should.
Justin Ling
10.2.15
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This Election Campaign Is a Dumpster Fire That Now Includes Ketchup Attacks, Underage Drinking, and Creepy Sex Writing

Donald Trump would totally fit into the Canadian campaign at this point.
Manisha Krishnan
10.2.15
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We Spoke to Canada’s Immigration Minister About Refugees, Niqabs, and Terrorists

Chris Alexander tells VICE that Canada's immigration system is better than ever. Surprise!
Justin Ling
6.10.15
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