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Egypt cleric ‘to ban full veils’

October 5, 2009

“Egypt’s highest Muslim authority has said he will issue a religious edict against the growing trend for full women’s veils, known as the niqab.

Sheikh Mohamed Tantawi, dean of al-Azhar university, called full-face veiling a custom that has nothing to do with the Islamic faith.”

Read the full story: here

At last, some truth and common sense. Perhaps the rest of the world can follow his lead.

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