Protests in UK over French burqa ban

Women wearing Islamic niqab veils demonstrated outside the French Embassy in London
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Women wearing Islamic niqab veils stand outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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Women wearing Islamic niqab veils demonstrate outside the French Embassy on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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Women wearing Islamic niqab veils stand outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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A woman in a niqab veil takes an iphone photograph of a demonstration outside the French Embassy on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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Women wearing Islamic niqab veils demonstrate outside the French Embassy on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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Two women wearing Islamic niqab veils stand outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)
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A woman wears an Islamic niqab veil stands outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Getty Images)