Posted by: becketfund | August 15, 2009

France: Muslim Minister Urges Ban on Burka

PARIS – A female Muslim minister, Fadela Amara, has told the Financial Times that she is against the wearing of the burka in France as it represents the “the oppression of women,” the BBC reported on August 15.  Ms. Amara’s comments come as a commission of 32 French MPs hold hearings on whether or not to ban the burka.

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