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Nineteen-year-old Maryam Pougetoux wore a headscarf on national television in France. 

France’s Headscarf Debate Focuses on a Muslim Student Leader

“The insistence that ‘laïcité’ is a fundamental principle is a cover for a continued assault on the rights of Muslim citizens in French society,” Joan W. Scott, Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, said in a telephone interview with the Washington Post.

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May 30, 2018