France's burqa ban : French secularism or colonial mindset?
Vinay Kumar Pathak
Date of Issue2011
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The burqa/niqab ban, which was enforced this month by the French government, is worn by fewer than 2,000 of the five million Muslims in France. Is the government reimposing republican values or seeking political gain?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 061-11