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September 21, 2012 12:41 pm

French Leader Calls for Ban of Kippah in Public Places

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Marine Le Pen. Photo: wiki commons.

Haaretz – The leader of France’s far-right National Front (FN) party stepped up her offensive against Islam Friday, calling for a public ban on the Muslim headscarf and other religious symbols.

Marine Le Pen’s remarks in an interview with Le Monde newspaper come amidst tensions in the Muslim world over an anti-Islam film and French cartoons poking fun at the Prophet Mohammed.

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