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# Veil

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# Fines
First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil - reports
As of 1 August, wearing a burqa or the niqab in public carries a fine of 1,000 kroner.
# Racism
Anti-Muslim 'Irish voice' page to be reported to Gardaí, Facebook
The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the tone of the Facebook page is “deeply worrying”.
# United Kingdom
Britain loses second terror suspect after he dons burqa and evades surveillance
Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 27, who was subject to an order restricting his movements, does not pose a direct threat to the public, the British Home Secretary insisted today.
# Niqab
France issues first sanctions for niqab wearing in public
It comes as one high-profile wearer of a niqab says she plans to run for president next year.
# Veil
Italy takes first steps to banning face veil
The Berlusconi-backed bill follows on from the ban introduced in France and Belgium.
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France's face veil ban takes effect today
A controversial ban on facial veils has come into effect in France today, despite protests by interest groups that the ban violates European human rights law.