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Riots, Cars Burned After Woman Ordered to Remove Full-Face Islamic Veil

Riots, Cars Burned After Woman Ordered to Remove Full-Face Islamic Veil

Country: 
France
News Date: 
17/04/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Hundreds of police were deployed after residents rioted and torched cars in Toulouse following a police stop of a woman wearing an illegal full-face Islamic veil. The incident that allegedly sparked the riots took place Sunday after 5 pm when local police stopped a woman in the Toulouse district of Bellefontaine who was wearing a full-face Islamic veil, which is illegal in France. Police asked the woman for identification and when she presented a poor photocopy of her government identification, they ordered her to remove her veil, broadcaster Franceinfo . The woman refused to lift her veil and is said to have started screaming for help. She was then arrested and placed in the police vehicle.