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Denmark: Protesters don niqabs in demonstration against new Danish burqa-ban02:53

Denmark: Protesters don niqabs in demonstration against new Danish burqa-ban

Denmark, Copenhagen
August 1, 2018 at 19:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters gathered in central Copenhagen on Wednesday, to protest a new law which bans niqabs and burqas which came into force that day.

Protesters can be seen in various masks, costumes, and niqabs, covering their faces to protest the law.

According to the event's Facebook page, the law itself undermines Danish politicians' liberal values, and unfairly discriminates against Muslim women.

Denmark: Protesters don niqabs in demonstration against new Danish burqa-ban02:53
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Protesters gathered in central Copenhagen on Wednesday, to protest a new law which bans niqabs and burqas which came into force that day.

Protesters can be seen in various masks, costumes, and niqabs, covering their faces to protest the law.

According to the event's Facebook page, the law itself undermines Danish politicians' liberal values, and unfairly discriminates against Muslim women.

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