First burqa-arrests

The French police on Monday on the first day of the burqa ban sure two veiled women and some others arrested.

They argued at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris against the prohibition on gezichtsbedekkende clothing.

France is the first Western country where it is forbidden in the public space gezichtsbedekkende a burqa or other clothes to wear. Women who defy the burqa ban, a fine of 150 euros. Saturday kept the police in Paris 59 persons, including nineteen veiled women, who wanted to argue against the law. The authorities had banned the demonstration.

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