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France's Muslim women fearful as govt seeks to widen hijab ban
The controversy surrounding the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, has been rekindled in France this week after the French Court of Cassation annulled the 2008 dismissal of a Muslim nurse from a private daycare center because she refused to stop wearing the hijab.
The court's decision created a fire storm in France, prompting President Francois Hollande to seek a law that would extend restrictions on wearing "prominent religious symbols" to private schools.
Politicians agreeing with the president have spoken out.
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