France's Attempt to Ban the Burka Pits Sarkozy Against Obama

by Benjamin Domenech on 7:53 am July 6, 2009

“In his June speech in Cairo, U. S. President Barack Obama said that Westerners should ‘avoid dictating what clothes a Muslim woman should wear.’ On the other hand, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that burkas and niqabs, both of which cover the face, are a ‘debasement’ of women and shouldn’t be permitted in France.”

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