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National Assembly strengthens anti-terrorism law

July 23, 2014 The National Assembly’s legal commission strengthened the law aimed at reinforcing France’s fight against terrorism. The legislation is expected to combat the...

France’s National Assembly Diversifies

Le Monde – JUNE 19 2012 Mostly “white” until now, France’s National Assembly has diversified following the legislative elections on June 17^th . Eight deputies of Maghrebian,...

Hollande would keep France’s burqa ban

News Agencies - April 27, 2012   France's socialist presidential candidate Francois Hollande says that, if elected, he won't seek to overturn a law banning face-covering...

French Muslim women claim the niqab law has little weight

The Toronto Star - March 31, 2012   Nearly one year after France implemented its controversial ban on wearing the Islamic veil— a niqab or burka...