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  Kislev 15, 5773 , 29/11/12

Turkey Lifts Ban on Face Veil for Female Students

Turkey's government has lifted the ban that forbids female students in religious schools to cover their faces with a niqab, or veil.

The move gave rise to criticism from the secular elements in the country, who see it as a step towards the government's setting an Islamic agenda for Turkey.

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