Part of Quebec Face-covering Law Struck Down

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By Giuseppe Valiante

A Superior Court justice ordered a temporary stay on the provision of a controversial Quebec law that prohibits citizens from receiving or giving public services with their faces covered.

Justice Babak Barin ruled that Quebec cannot force people to uncover their faces until the province establishes clear guidelines under which someone can apply for a religious accommodation.

Bill 62 was passed in October and was criticized for targeting Muslim women because they are among the few people in society who wear face veils.

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http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/judge-strikes-down-section-of-quebec-law-that-bans-face-coverings-1.3703690

DEEMBER 2017

Vol. 12 - No. 5










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