Burqa: a veiled threat?

When does multicultural reach a limit? How far can integration go? With rows over the construction of minarets and the wearing of the burkah raging across Europe, France 24 turns the focus on these issues for its Debate.


France is a secular society, there are many religions, but the state keeps them and public life separate. So does the burkah have a place in French society? Do minarets fit in with the French landscape?

Mark Owen discusses these questions with:

Fiammetta VENNER, Writer and Political Analyst

Fabienne KELLER, UMP senator, Member of the Delegation for the European Union and Former Mayor of Strasbourg
Programme prepared by Perrine Desplats
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