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French officials say ban on Muslim headscarves successful

[JURIST] A controversial French law passed last spring [JURIST report] that banned conspicuous religious symbols such as headscarves and veils from public schools has improved the integration of students, French officials say. French Muslim groups have nonetheless urged the government to reconsider the law [JURIST report], and a number of students have been expelled for refusing to comply [JURIST report]. UPI has more.

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