In an interview with Libération Manuel Valls said that Muslim headscarves should be banned from French universities. The debate is fierce, with two left wing traditions pitted against each other: live and let live and laïcité.
Such a ban is already in place in schools and the public sector since 2004, and is extended across all symbols of faith, from headscarves and crosses to the kipa.
His comments triggered a new backlash from his own Socialist party, especially as he admitted that widen...
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