French Ban On Muslim Face Veils Brings Protesters Into The Streets

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French Protests: Veil Ban Brings Demonstrators To The Streets

  • 07/23/2013 06:19 AM EDT

A police crackdown in Paris has lead to two nights of riots. Police were enforcing a 2010 law that bans the burka and niqab -- Muslim scarves that conceal the entire face, not just the hair. Several protesters have been arrested, and the French authorities are standing by the head scarf band.