Europe is deeply embroiled in a raging conflict over something quite small and ordinary: a simple piece of cloth that some women chose to wear over their face. The article is about the clash that is occurring as many European countries ban the burqa. In France only a few thousand of the 5 million Muslim women choose to wear them. The ban is mostly a symbolic expression of disdain for an unpopular minority. European culture meets Muslim culture. The article highlights the different values.
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