French immigration official: ‘No burqas in the street’

As France’s Parliament discusses a possible burqa ban, France’s immigration minister has proposed a debate on French “national identity,” saying it should not include face-covering Muslim veils such as the burqa: Eric Besson says “the burqa runs counter to national values.”

via:[http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2009-10-25-france-immigration_N.htm]

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