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French police fine Muslim driver for wearing veil

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Police in the western city of Nantes said the veil – which showed only her eyes – restricted her vision and could have caused an accident.

The woman’s lawyer says they will appeal against the decision, which he described as a breach of human rights.

The incident follows months of intense debate in France about whether the veils should be banned.

Full story: BBC News – French police fine Muslim driver for wearing veil