Latest update: 24/05/2010
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Should France ban the burqa? (part 2)
Should France ban the burqa in public places? It's a question that has been at the centre of the debate on national identity here in France, and it has taken up much newsprint and indeed television on-air time. We at France 24 have debated the issue before, and tonight we are returning to the issue as it is due to be discussed by ministers and the president tomorrow...
On the set
Paris Correspondent, Kuweit Times
Lawyer at the Paris Bar and Feminist
Satellite from Amsterdam, NL
Doctor of Political Sciences
Co-founder of Minorites.org
Satellite from London, UK
Author of: Can Islam Be French? Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State.
Professor in sociocultural anthropology, Washington University in Saint-Louis, MO
THE FRANCE 24 DEBATE
Hosted by Mark OWEN,
and prepared by Perrine DESPLATS et Bilal TARABEY